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Aarne-Thompson-Uther Classification of Folk Tales

736: Luck and Wealth

      700-749 Other Tales of the Supernatural

            300-749 TALES OF MAGIC

The fish with the jewel. Cf. Types 745, 745A. A poor man gets a piece of tin. He gives it to a fisherman under the agreement that the first catch of fish shall be given to him. In the net is a fish with a precious stone in his body. [N421].

Variants

736A: The Ring of Polycrates

A king throws a ring into the sea. It is found next day in a fish brought to him. [N211.1].

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