Presumably Native American, possibly Mississippian or Arkansas culture, although exact age and cultural affiliation are unknown. A low toned ring when tapped, indicating a low-firing temperature, which aligns with the wood-fired kilns of the pre-Columbian peoples.The scent of Earth has permeated this piece, this is especially noticeable when the surface is moistened. 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. The packing peanuts we use are recyclable: #4. Thank you for shopping with us. Follow us for quality items and other assorted. The item "Ancient Native American Arkansas / Mississippian Water Vessel Pottery Terracotta" is in sale since Sunday, January 12, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Native American\ US\Pre-1600\Pottery". The seller is "celestial_nonesuch" and is located in Boyertown, Pennsylvania. This item can be shipped worldwide.