Sponge

This is an unusual but exceptionally well-preserved sponge in flint.

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Common name

Sponge

Scientific name

Ventriculites

Type

Other


Strata

Chalk

Time period

Upper Cretaceous

Age

83 million years

Where found

Unknown

Found by

Unknown

Museum

Dorset County Museum, Dorchester

Accession number

DCM.G.08879