This is a hand-carved figurine of a woolly mammoth. The entire body was carved from a solid block of natural mammoth ivory (Mammuthus primigenius). The only separate elements are the tusks. These are glued to the main body once the carving is completed. Please carefully look at the pictures for precise dimensions. The colour of the ivory is creamy-white.
Geological epoch: Pleistocene.
Age: Over 10,000 years.
Origin: Sakha Republic (Yakutia).