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Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story
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...
Date: 1936 ca.
Description: Three men look over the process of uncovering bones of a bison in Interstate Park.
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...
Date: 1936-10-09 ca.
Description: Bones of a bison still in the earth as found.
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: The jaw bone of a bison as found in the earth.
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: Tracing of a petroglyph depicting an animal figure pursued by a human figure with a bow and arrow followed by a child.
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: Drawing of Trempealeau Mounds.
Date: date unknown
Description: Quarter-length portrait of Charles E. Brown. Brown as an archeologist primarily responsible for saving more than one hundred Indian mounds from destruction...
Description: Diagram of an effigy mound in the shape of a cross.
Description: Vernon and Cathrine Steger proudly display a lifetime collection of Native American artifacts found on their farm.
Description: Bonnie Butler, 4525 Winnequah Road, is looking at old Indian bones uncovered by road digging machinery that cut into the edge of a mound in Frost Woods whe...
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: Interior view of a glass display case, possible in a museum. It appears to be displaying a collection of pottery and skeletal remains. Framed portraits han...
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