Damalops palaeindicus (Bovidae), Late Pliocene, South Asia
This is a notably species in two aspects: on the one hand it is the only known alcelaphine outside of Africa, on the other hand its horn form is very simple compared to other Alcelaphini. D. palaeindicus lived during the Pinjor formation about 2,5 million years ago in the area of today’s Siwaliks (southern Himalayas) in India. There are also remains from the Republic of Tajikistan.
Coloured pencil, 2018
30 x 24 cm