Parque Nacional del Este, Dominican Republic
Design: The top half of the exterior exhibits
a simple, incised line design that is repeated around the entire
pot. The bulbous top portion of the pot has a double design; whereas
the design below the indentation is single. The interior of the pot
is not smooth.
Size: Height 12.7cm, Width at mouth 11.4cm,
Greatest Width 16.5cm
Condition:The pot is almost completely intact.
The rim is slightly broken and crumbled away in a few places. A crack runs
down one side from the edge of the rim to a hole at the base of the pot,
with a chip on one side. The smooth exterior of the pot is worn away
around the hole exposing different layers of the ceramic material.
Color: Black with brownish tan undertone
Collection Date: Prior to August 1996
Comments: There are horizontal, oblong
rings with punctated lines within repeating three times around the vessel.
There are three rows of this design.
Last updated: 13 February 1998
Comments: Underwater Science Program
Copyright 1998, The
Trustees of Indiana University