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Can somebody ID this what I think is a tooth please

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Fossil hunter jim

Hi everyone. I found this at high tide washed up on a beach in west mersea island, Essex recently. I know that this area and up towards Walton on the Naze is London clay and forms part of the red crag formation which dates back to the Pliocene period. The tide was pushing in from East to West at the time. 

I’m uncertain as to what animal (presuming herbivore) it is or if the tooth is complete.

could anyone identify this for me please and if so is this a fossil from around Pliocene era or just part of a fresh carcass that’s ended up in the sea. 

There is no agricultural grazing within the area in which any livestock could have wandered off and ended up getting onto the beach and drowning.

 

I can only upload two photos due to data size so will try to add the rest via linked threads (any other suggestions on how to upload all 6 pics at once would be appreciated)

 

thank you for any help you can give.

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Fossil hunter jim

Next pics

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Fossil hunter jim

The other pics of the tooth

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Fossil hunter jim

And these..

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These..

 

i hope these are enough pics and of the quality that is required.

 

thank you

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Fossildude19

Topics merged. :) 

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Fossil hunter jim

Thank you fossildude19

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Harry Pristis

My guess would be a fragment of a bovid upper.  There are several bovids to consider, and you may never be able to pick the one.

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abyssunder

Maybe it's something between auroch and cow.

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Fossil hunter jim

Thank you Harry and Abyssunder for your replies and help with this.

Its a shame that its only part of a tooth but still a part nonetheless :) 

the search will now continue to try and find the rest of it or some more!!

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