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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: A prehistoric station out among the dunes at Biskra, Algeria.
Description: Outside the walls of Tebessa, in north eastern Algeria. Hills are in the far background.
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...
Description: Elevated view of a double water spirit effigy mound 4 miles south of Stockbridge near Appleton. The spirit has no head but the necks unite.
Description: Vernon and Cathrine Steger proudly display a lifetime collection of Native American artifacts found on their farm.
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: Underwater view of an archaeologist swimming past the stern of the "Rouse Simmons" (also known as the Christmas tree ship). Except for the masts, the schoo...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: View down road lined with trees in Egypt. A group of Egyptians are standing and sitting between the trees and the river, and travelers on the road are walk...
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...
Wisconsin Historical Museum Field Trip
Date: date unknown
Description: Archaeological overhead view site plan of the scow schooner "Success." Labels indicate various parts of the ship that remain and how much of the wreck rema...
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...
Description: Elevated view of a four-footed American Indian effigy mound on the grounds of the Mendota State Hospital (Mendota Mental Health Institute).
Description: Dr. Albert Goetze, professor of Assyriology at Yale University, examining 4000 year old Sumarian cuneiform tablets from the Wisconsin State Historical Soci...
Description: Underwater view of an archaeologist swimming over the windlass of the "Rouse Simmons" (also known as the Christmas Tree Ship). The archaeologist shines a l...
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: Prof. H. Scudder McKeel looking at recreated petroglyphs based upon carvings found on the walls of an Indian rock shelter near Twin Bluffs, New Lisbon. Thi...
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