Jar in the Form of a Frog

Mississippian Culture



Low-fired shell-tempered clay

Overall: 4 3/16 × 6 7/16 × 7 1/16 in. (10.7 × 16.4 × 18 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Mrs. Winston Fearn Garth and her grandson Winston Fearn Garth II, Class of 1935



Place Made: Nodena Site, United States, North America

Object Name


Research Area

Native American

Native American: Southeast

Funerary Objects

Not on view

Exhibition History

The Tradition Continues: Native American Art from New England Collections, Smith College Museum of Art, North Hampton, Massachusetts, March 10-May 29, 1994.

Publication History

[Northern, Tamara]. "Native American Art". Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, page 31 . (Published in conjunctionwith Gutman Gallery opening exhibition)


Harry Payne Collection of northeast Arkansas material; sold to the Alabama Museum of Natural History, University, Alabama, in 1932 (1932.006); 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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