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DSCF6934.jpg  I found this strange tooth root on a North Sea dredge site where there are mammoth, woolly rhino, horse and other fossils that are probably about 200,000 years old (though the odd fossil, e.g hippo, is probably from about 125,000 - it's a bit of a mixture).  Anyway, I wondered whether this double-rooted specimen with curved roots and a warty appearance was identifiable.  Any ideas? DSCF6936.jpg  DSCF6937.jpg 


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I'm fairly confident that this is part of a mammoth tooth root, the part that sticks deepest into the jaw bone.
Cheers,
Dave
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johnrr
Thanks Dave.  That answer has been suggested by others too.  The mammoth teeth that I have have rather flattened roots, but if there is no obvious alternative, I'll go with that explanation.

Best wishes,  John.
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