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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: 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: 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...
Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story
Description: Men excavating a trench in the escargotiere (snail midden) at Medfoun. Brahim is in the trench and Shabane is standing with the shovel. A screen and piles...
Description: Alonzo Pond poses sitting and holding a pickaxe next to a block of earth showing the composition of the escargotiere (an old dump for domestic waste). Here...
Description: Thunderbird petroglyphs carved on rock face at Twin Bluffs.
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...
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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...
Description: A turtle effigy mound on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, outlined by melting snow.
Description: A prehistoric station out among the dunes at Biskra, Algeria.
Description: Map of location of bones, used in bison excavation project.
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