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Gorgosaurus skeleton, $6.1 million, Sotheby’s

Gorgosaurus skeleton, $6.1 million, Sotheby’s

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far

by Ken Hall

All prices include the buyer’s premium

Gorgosaurus skeleton, $6.1 million, Sotheby’sA Gorgosaurus skeleton, measuring nearly 10 feet tall and 22 feet long, sold for $6.1 million at a Natural History sale held July 28th by Sotheby’s in New York City. It was the first dinosaur skeleton of its kind and one of only 20 known to exist. The specimen was discovered in Montana. Also, a triceratops skull, 90 inches long by 57 inches wide, commanded $661,500; a complete T-Rex rooted tooth brought $100,800; and a group of Allosaurus leg bones rose to $163,800.