Jar in the Form of a Fish
Mississippian Period (1000-1500)
Low-fired shell-tempered clay
Overall: 3 3/4 × 7 13/16 in. (9.6 × 19.8 cm)
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Mrs. Winston Fearn Garth and her grandson Winston Fearn Garth II, Class of 1935
Place Made: Potter Mound Site, United States, North America
Native American: Southeast
Not on view
Luther E. Jones Collection of northeast Arkansas material, from the Potter site (3PO23); sold to the Alabama Museum of Natural History, University, Alabama, in 1932 (1932.008); selected by Walter B. Jones, Director of the Alabama Museum of Natural History, for Lena Garth (Mrs. Winston Fearn Garth,1860-1938), Huntsville, Alabama; purchased by Lena Garth for the Dartmouth College Museum; given to the present collection by Lena Garth and her grandson, Winston Fearn Garth II (1913-1980), Class of 1935, in 1935.
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