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submitted by Museum Administration on 03.11.2004

Giant Core

This short, squat gastropod gore is the largest we've ever seen on Kythera. Found 2004 at Amoutses. 5 cm across the base. Photograph by Peter B Tzannes, 2004

Natural History Museum > Fossils

submitted by Museum Administration on 03.11.2004

Gastropod Core

This wonderful corkscrew gastropod core is the fossilized inside of a prehistoric snail. Found in a quarry near the airport. 4 cm long. Photograph by Peter B Tzannes, 2004

Natural History Museum > Fossils

submitted by Museum Administration on 15.10.2003

Brachiopod

Fossilized brachiopod, showing siphon-hole. 3 cm long. Photograph ©James Prineas, 2003

Natural History Museum > Fossils

submitted by Museum Administration on 16.10.2003

Brachiopod, two views

Small, fossilized brachiopod, top and bottom views. 2 cm long. Photograph ©James Prineas, 2003

Natural History Museum > Fossils

submitted by Museum Administration on 14.10.2003

Barnacles

Conglomoration of fossilized barnacles, each 3-5 cm high. Photograph ©Peter B. Tzannes, 2003

Natural History Museum > Fossils

submitted by Museum Administration on 14.10.2003

Bivalve Core

The fossilized internal core of a bivalve, probably some type of clam. 10 cm high. Photograph ©Peter B. Tzannes, 2003

Natural History Museum > Fossils

submitted by Museum Administration on 17.10.2003

Fossilized coral

Tube-shaped fossils, hollow at the core. Perhaps pieces of ancient coral. 5 cm, 8 cm and 8.5 cm long. Photograph ©Peter B. Tzannes, 2003

Natural History Museum > Fossils

submitted by Museum Administration on 14.10.2003

Gastropod Core

The fossilized, internal core of a gastropod (single-shelled seasnail). 3.5 cm across. Photograph ©Peter B. Tzannes, 2003

Natural History Museum > Fossils

submitted by Museum Administration on 16.10.2003

Tiny Gastropod Core

The internal, fossilized core of a gastropod (single-shelled seasnail). 1 cm across. Photograph ©Peter B. Tzannes, 2003

Natural History Museum > Fossils

submitted by Museum Administration on 14.10.2003

Gastropod Core in Rock

The internal core of a gastropod imbedded in rock. 1 cm across. Photograph ©Peter B. Tzannes, 2003

Natural History Museum > Fossils

submitted by Museum Administration on 19.09.2010

Coral Impression

Fossilized impression, probably of a coral. 3.5 cm long. Photograph ©Peter B. Tzannes, 2003

Natural History Museum > Fossils

submitted by Museum Administration on 19.09.2010

Fish tooth

Small tooth, probably from the back of the mouth of a fish. 2 cm long. Photograph ©Peter B. Tzannes, 2003

Natural History Museum > Fossils

submitted by Museum Administration on 14.10.2003

Giant Oyster

This giant fossilized oyster shell was found on the road between Mitata and Paliopoli in 1987. A beautiful specimen, it stands 22 cm high. Photograph ©Peter B. Tzannes, 2003

Natural History Museum > Fossils

submitted by Museum Administration on 16.10.2003

Giant Oyster, side view

Side view of a fossilized giant oyster, showing the incredible thickness of the shell. 17 cm high, 8 cm thick. Photograph ©Peter B. Tzannes, 2003

Natural History Museum > Fossils

submitted by Museum Administration on 16.10.2003

Common Oyster shell

Fossilized oyster with a ruffled edge, similar to the present-day Common European Oyster. 7 cm high. Photograph ©Peter B. Tzannes, 2003

Natural History Museum > Fossils

submitted by Museum Administration on 16.10.2003

Wavy Oyster Shell

Fossilized oyster shell. 8.5 cm high, 10 cm wide. Photograph ©Peter B. Tzannes, 2003

Natural History Museum > Fossils

submitted by Museum Administration on 15.10.2003

Limpet

Fossilized limpet shell, 4.5 cm long. Photograph ©James Prineas, 2003

Natural History Museum > Fossils

submitted by Museum Administration on 16.10.2003

Adriatic Oyster shell

Fossilized oyster shell similar to the present-day Adriatic Oyster. 6 cm across. Photograph ©Peter B. Tzannes, 2003

Natural History Museum > Fossils

submitted by Museum Administration on 15.10.2003

Oyster shell

Fossilized oyster shell, deeply concave, 5 cm long. Photograph ©Peter B. Tzannes, 2003

Natural History Museum > Fossils

submitted by Museum Administration on 15.10.2003

Thorny Oyster

A large, fossilized Thorny Oyster, rare and wonderful because both valves are present and intact. 15 cm long. Photograph ©Peter B. Tzannes, 2003