Parque Nacional del Este, Dominican Republic
Artifact Inventory

Flask with Fingerprint


  • Design:No design on the pot itself. The opening at top is very small. From a frontal view, the pot is very wide. From the side view, the pot is narrow.

  • Size: Height 12.1cm, Width at Mouth 3.2cm, Greatest Width 14.6cm (front), 10.8cm (side), 0.5cm in thickness

  • Condition:Fragile. There is a crack along the side from the rim extending down to a small hole. The crack continues down to the base and the bottom.

  • Color:Greyish Brown

  • Temper:Grit

  • Collection Date:Prior to August 1996

  • Illustration:

  • Comments:There may be dermatoglyphic evidence on one side of the flask near the opening in the top. The top itself is believed to have had a neck at some point in time.

    Information on Fingerprints

    Last updated: 13 February 1998
    Comments: Underwater Science Program
    Copyright 1998, The Trustees of Indiana University