Seller: flapast (14,326) 100%, Location: Gainesville, Florida, Ships to: US, Item: 254365699771 Taino Human To Crocodile Transition Pendant, made of a pretty green-grey Serpentine. The transition symbolism probably denotes a shaman changing into his animal ally or clan animal upon taking cohoba. The bulge on the nose of the crocodile are the nostrils that stick up just above the water while partially submerged. Length 1.7”. From the Taino Culture of the Greater Antilles and dating c1000-1500AD. If interested in Taino art history you may want to check out my books “Taino Sculpture Art of the Gods” and “Taino Hallucinogenic Implements, Inhaling the Cosmic Dust”. Both are fully illustrated with hundreds of color pictures. Available on EBay and Amazon.