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5,500-year-old fingerprint found on ceramic vessel

A ceramic vessel uncovered in Denmark still bears the 5,500-year old fingerprint of its maker. Danish archaeologists doing a survey ahead of the construction of the Femern Belt link scheme, an immersed tunnel that will connect the German island of Fehmarn with the Danish island of Lolland, have found a 5,500-year

8,500-year-old fingerprints found on clay pots

Fingerprints, which date back 8,500 years, have been found on clay pots uncovered in Western Turkey. “We have discovered fingerprints that go back 8,500 years [to the Neolithic era]. Those fingerprints are thought to belong to children and women,” Zafer Derin, the scholar leading the excavation, recently told Anatolia news agency,