10.8" Stegosaurus Cervical Armor Plate - Very Rare!
Like nearly all bones from the Morrison Formation there is repair and some restoration. Most of the top 2 1/2" of the plate have been restored and there is some restoration of erosion around the edges.
image image_id="321" align="center" width="600" height="400">Mounted skeleton of a Stegosaurus in the Carnegie Museum of Natural History.
Stegosaurus is one of the most recognizable dinosaurs in the world due to it's distinctive tail spikes and plates along it's back. There are so far 3 described species from the Upper Morrison Formation and it's been in the news quite a bit lately due to "Sophie" the Stegosaurus at the London Natural History Museum.