This is a hand-carved figurine of a woolly mammoth. The entire mammoth body was carved from a solid block of finest-quality, white mammoth ivory (Mammuthus primigenius). The only separate elements are the tusks. The tusks 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 white.
Geological epoch: Pleistocene.
Age: Over 10,000 years.
Origin: Sakha Republic (Yakutia).