Parque Nacional del Este, Dominican Republic
Artifact Inventory

Spanish Influence Jar


  • Design: The jar is plain with no decorative design. It has grooved handles.

  • Size: Height 16.51cm, Greatest Width 21.0cm and Width at mouth 7.6cm

  • Condition: The pot is in good condition.

  • Color: Black/Brown

  • Temper: Grit

  • Collection Date: November 1996

  • Illustration:

  • Comments:Appears to have been made after Spanish contact. The design on this vessel is not typical of the Chicoid style pottery which was characteristic of the Tainos during this time period.
    Significant Artifact Interpretation

    Last updated: 10 February 1998
    Comments: Underwater Science Program
    Copyright 1998, The Trustees of Indiana University