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Description: The camp at El Kantara, Algeria. In the foreground, members of the expedition are sleeping on pallets, under blankets. Just beyond the sleepers are two tru...
Description: Stone displaying ancient writing. The rock was on the grounds of International Harvester's Phoenix Proving Grounds. Opened in 1947, the proving ground wa...
Description: A skull at the bottom of a excavation at Mechta. A digging pick has been included to show scale.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Charles E. Brown, curator of the Museum of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin, sits on a chair and reads while holding an artifact.
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Historic site marker to commemorate Man Mound and to mark Man Mound Park. The inscription reads "Man Mound Park. Mound located and platted by W.H. Canfie...
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,...
Description: View from roof of Forked tail turtle mound on grounds of the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
Description: Excavation site of two graves discovered on Bascom Hill during preparation for placement of the Abraham Lincoln monument circle. The legs and shoes of a ma...
Date: 1960 ca.
Description: Norb Bybee shoots a self-portrait with his camera of petroglyphs that are carved in the face of a rock shelter near Gullikson's Glen.
Description: Man with a shovel standing in a ditch in front of two graves discovered on Bascom Hill during preparation to place the Abraham Lincoln monument circle. The...
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...
Description: Thunderbird petroglyphs carved on rock face at Twin Bluffs.
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...
Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story
Description: Chariot wheel ruts can still be seen in Timgad, the ruins of an ancient Roman colonial town in north eastern Algeria. Columns are along both sides of the s...
Description: Elevated view of a four-footed American Indian effigy mound on the grounds of the Mendota State Hospital (Mendota Mental Health Institute).
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