15,000 year-old mammoth skeleton to be up for auction soon
A 15,000-year-old skeleton of a wooly mammoth, the terminated monster of the Ice Age, will be unloaded one month from now in the French city of Lyon.
Standing more than 3 meters (10 ft) high, the total skeleton has two glimmering three-meter-long tusks that measure a joined 160 kg (353 lb), said workmanship master Eric Mickeler.
“Here you have an extraordinary example, first due to its size. It is a major example,” said Mickeler, an individual from the European Chamber of Expert-Advisors in Fine Art.