Polished fossil coral bowl made from "Actinocyathus" coral which was a colony rugose coral from the Pennsylvanian period (318-299 Million years ago) It was collected in the Sahara desert in Morocco. The polishing brings out the beautiful detail and color of the in the inner structure of the coral. The edges of this bowl are left natural or rough to showcase the natural state of the fossil coral. This fossil coral bares some resemblance to the "petosky stone" from Michigan.
Dimensions: 6 1/4" L x 4 1/2" W x 3/4" H
Provenance: Sahara desert, Morocco
Age: Pennsylvanian period (318-299 millon yrs ago)
Type: Actual specimen - one only