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Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story
Interactive Resource, Historical Essay, Slide Show
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: 1927 ca.
Description: Workmen excavate at an archaeological site at Mechta. M. Bebruge is the man in the foreground. A man sitting on the ground in the background on the right i...
Description: Elevated view of a four-footed American Indian effigy mound on the grounds of the Mendota State Hospital (Mendota Mental Health Institute).
Date: 1936-10-09 ca.
Description: Bones of a bison still in the earth as found.
Description: Map of location of bones, used in bison excavation project.
Description: A turtle effigy mound on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, outlined by melting snow.
Description: Logan Museum truck in the oasis of Feriana, Tunisia. The road is lined with large fleshy cactus and trees. A person is sitting in the driver's seat of the...
Date: 1936 ca.
Description: The jaw bone of a bison as found in the earth.
Description: Diagram of a bird effigy mound found in Frost's Woods, Blooming Grove Township.
Description: View of a rock with an engraved plate reading, "Group of prehistoric Indian burial mounds and Winnebago village site. Marked by the Delavan Woman's Club -...
Description: Tracing of a cave petroglyph depicting a human figure wearing headgear. A club is depicted to the right of the figure.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: The Sphinx at Giza in Egypt. Three men are standing or sitting on the shoulder of the Sphinx, and several men are sitting in the shade below with two camel...
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