Antique Native American Indian

MORTAR & PESTLE SHAMAN, PAINTED CAVE AREA, SANTA BARBARA, CA. 19th C Find

MORTAR & PESTLE SHAMAN, PAINTED CAVE AREA, SANTA BARBARA, CA. 19th C Find
MORTAR & PESTLE SHAMAN, PAINTED CAVE AREA, SANTA BARBARA, CA. 19th C Find
MORTAR & PESTLE SHAMAN, PAINTED CAVE AREA, SANTA BARBARA, CA. 19th C Find
MORTAR & PESTLE SHAMAN, PAINTED CAVE AREA, SANTA BARBARA, CA. 19th C Find
MORTAR & PESTLE SHAMAN, PAINTED CAVE AREA, SANTA BARBARA, CA. 19th C Find
MORTAR & PESTLE SHAMAN, PAINTED CAVE AREA, SANTA BARBARA, CA. 19th C Find
MORTAR & PESTLE SHAMAN, PAINTED CAVE AREA, SANTA BARBARA, CA. 19th C Find
MORTAR & PESTLE SHAMAN, PAINTED CAVE AREA, SANTA BARBARA, CA. 19th C Find
MORTAR & PESTLE SHAMAN, PAINTED CAVE AREA, SANTA BARBARA, CA. 19th C Find
MORTAR & PESTLE SHAMAN, PAINTED CAVE AREA, SANTA BARBARA, CA. 19th C Find

MORTAR & PESTLE SHAMAN, PAINTED CAVE AREA, SANTA BARBARA, CA. 19th C Find
MORTAR & PESTLE: SHAMAN, PAINTED CAVE AREA, SANTA BARBARA, CALIFORNIA, 19. A unique mortar & pestle set from the foothill painted caves above Santa Barbara. Uncovered in the 1870s the set has been in a private collection since then. These small mortar/pestles were portable, crush & grind tools. Typically shamansspecial people within a tribe who both acted as doctors and spiritualistsutilized centuries-old ground-up roots/leaves/ poultices to heal people.

These stone items would be carried in small leather pouches and used when needed. They were NOT used for utilitarian/food preparation. The mortar has discolorations as well as a few abrasion scratches as does the pestle. This set as well as others listed here are marvelous examples of a personal stone item that was part of the larger culture that existed near the coastal region of ancient Santa Barbara.

The item "MORTAR & PESTLE SHAMAN, PAINTED CAVE AREA, SANTA BARBARA, CA. 19th C Find" is in sale since Sunday, September 04, 2016. This item is in the category "Antiques\Ethnographic\Native American". The seller is "saltrento" and is located in Erie, Colorado. This item can be shipped to United States, to Canada, to United Kingdom, DK, RO, SK, BG, CZ, FI, HU, LV, LT, MT, EE, to Australia, GR, PT, CY, SI, to Japan, SE, KR, ID, to Taiwan, ZA, to Belgium, to France, to Hong Kong, to Ireland, to Netherlands, PL, to Spain, to Italy, to Germany, to Austria, IL, to Mexico, to New Zealand, SG, NO, SA, UA, AE, QA, KW, BH, HR, MY, CL, CO, CR, DO, PA, TT, GT, SV, HN, JM.

  • Color: Brown
  • Maker: Prehistoric indigeous people, S. California
  • Original/Reproduction: Original
  • Material: Stone


MORTAR & PESTLE SHAMAN, PAINTED CAVE AREA, SANTA BARBARA, CA. 19th C Find