Ostrea Fossil (Ancient Oyster) · Peruvian Amazon

Ostrea Fossil (Ancient Oyster) · Peruvian Amazon


This Ostrea fossil is from an ancient species of modern day Oyster. It was found within the Amazonian San Martín region in Northern Peru. Believed to be around 50 million years old! As a marine fossil, it is evidence that the Amazon region was once an ocean. 

An incredible piece to have in a collection; fossils such as these are used during ceremonies to promote a deeper connection with the earth. 

Dimensions (approx.)    

Length: 7.5cm

Width: 7.5cm

Weight: 142g

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