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Description: In 1916, it was estimated that 15,000 Indian mounds had formerly existed in Wisconsin. In the early 20th century, the Wisconsin Archaeological Society surv...
Wisconsin Historical Museum Field Trip
Description: Thunderbird petroglyphs carved on rock face at Twin Bluffs.
Description: Slightly elevated view of a group of men, women and children having a meal outdoors on the ground. They are gathered around a box being used as a table. Cu...
Description: Drawing of Trempealeau Mounds.
Date: 1936 ca.
Description: A group of well-dressed men gather at the digging site at Interstate Park.
Description: Tracing of a petroglyph depicting an animal figure pursued by a human figure with a bow and arrow followed by a child.
Description: Tracing of a cave petroglyph depicting a human figure wearing headgear. A club is depicted to the right of the figure.
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...
Description: Ensemble of diggings at Ali Bacha. View looking downhill towards three men working on an archaeological excavation in Algeria, Africa. On the left an indig...
Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story
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...
Description: Elevated view of a four-footed American Indian effigy mound on the grounds of the Mendota State Hospital (Mendota Mental Health Institute).
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: 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: Two men seated inside a tent at the digging site at Interstate Park.
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