Burgess Shale Drawings

by Hannah Caine

 

 
"Amiskwia sagittiformis"

Amiskwia is a flat jellylike organism which lived in open waters above the basin. This basin experienced mudslides which contributed to the rare preservation of Amiskwia. The organism ranges up to 2.5cm in size.

Pencil and carbon dust on paper

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