Central/Eastern Asia, northern China, later Cretaceous Period, ca. 100 to 66 million years ago. A single example of a theropod egg, with an elongated ovoid form, a dark grey, textured eggshell that is partially fragmented as part of the deposition process, and an interior that has fossilized to a dark red sandstone. These are the bipedal carnivorous dinosaurs, including T. Rex and the various forms of including Velociraptor and Oviraptor. Theropods are the dinosaurs from which modern birds evolved! Size: 2.8" L x 6.7" W x 1.7" H (7.1 cm x 17 cm x 4.3 cm)
Provenance: A Coin Exchange, Tarzana, California, USA
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Egg has been prepped with the matrix cleared away. Much of the eggshell remains, especially on the upper side. Some of the eggshell has been reapplied to the egg interior surface.