These strange sculptures are believed by some to have been created by a now extinct ancient sentient race. Others have theorised that the sculptures are a natural formation caused by local weather patterns. Most economists agree that there are massive profits made from the gullible and wealthy collectors.
— In-Game Description
Ophiuch Exino Artefacts is a specific item of Rare goods in the world of Elite Dangerous.
Rare goods increase in value the further you travel from their point of purchase.