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Date: 1896 

Description: A group photograph of Violet Lee Dousman (back row, 3rd from left) and her fellow travelers, guides and Egyptians on a trip to Giza, Egypt. Five people are...

Historical Essay

Frontier Clay Pipe Fragment

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Clay pipe bowl found at Sheard Road site, Racine County, Wisconsin. (Museum object #1998.236.249)

Historical Essay

Oneota Ceramic Vessel

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Decorated shell-tempered pot from the OT site (47-LC-0262), 1500-1625. (Museum object #1995.218.39)

Date: 1919 

Description: Elevated view of a four-footed American Indian effigy mound on the grounds of the Mendota State Hospital (Mendota Mental Health Institute).

Use the interactive web-feature, The Mammoth Mystery, to teach students about Wisconsin archaeology, Paleo Indians, and the Kenosha County Mammoth

Photograph

Intaglio

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of Intaglio, the only one still in existence in Wisconsin. There is a car on the road in the background.

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: Two men seated inside a tent at the digging site at Interstate Park.

Date: 1851 

Description: Map of a portion of Merton including the Bark River, a mill, Fort Hill, and Indian mounds.

Organizational Description

About the State Archaeology Program

Learn how the State Archaeology Program serves the public.

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Description: Five examples of typical Wisconsin flint weapon points found at Interstate Park.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A large collection of fossils, owned by Thomas Greene, which are displayed in his home in glass-fronted wood shelves along the walls, and on top of a wood...

Date: 1929 

Description: Ferrah stands in front of a tent in the Pond camp. Boxes used as tables, chairs and other camp supplies sit on the ground near the entrance and along the s...

Date: 1926-11-12 

Description: Alonzo Pond and colleague, M. Debruge, pose for a photograph at Mechta. M. Debruge has a cigarette in a holder in his hand, and both men wear coats, hats,...

Date: 1927-03-11 

Description: Ali Bacha looking south. Three indigenous men work on an archaeological excavation in Algeria, Africa. On the left a man examines material in a wheelbarrow...

Date: 1912-04-12 

Description: Diagram of a bird effigy mound found in Frost's Woods, Blooming Grove Township.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Cyanotype print of the interior of the Geology Museum in Science Hall on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. View towards corner of a room with win...

Photograph

Turtle Mound

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Description: View from roof of Forked tail turtle mound on grounds of the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Date: 1927 

Description: A man holds the broken end of a giant prehistoric ox horn next to the rest of the horns and partial skull to show the size. It is noted that they measured...

Historical Essay

Hopewellian Human Figurine

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Human figurine fragment made of non-tempered, smoothed clay, c. 100 - 200 A.D., found at Pine River site, Richland County, WI (Museum object #2004.5.1)

Learn how artifacts are conserved after they have been excavated from their underwater resting places
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