C e l es ti a l N o n e s u ch. A STUNNING, and EXQUISITELY hand carved green hard stone (possibly Serpentine) serpent like transformation anthropomorphic pounder pestle.This piece was probably used as a grinding tool for the hallucinogenic herb consumed by shamans during ritualistic purposes. Presumably pre-Columbian, circa 300-600 CE, although exact age and cultural affiliation are unknown. A great object for study or display, this will make a nice addition to any student or appreciators collection of Pre-Columbian art and artifacts. Exhibits signs of age such as surface wear and weathering. As they are part of the description, please enlarge all photographs to better ascertain details and condition. The packing peanuts we use are recyclable: #4. Thank you for shopping with us. Follow us for quality items and other assorted. The item "Pre-Columbian Green Stone Snake Pestle Pounder Serpent Ancient Carving Art" is in sale since Wednesday, January 15, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Antiquities\The Americas". The seller is "celestial_nonesuch" and is located in Boyertown, Pennsylvania. This item can be shipped worldwide.