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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: 1936 ca.
Description: Hammered copper pike found with prehistoric bison bones.
Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story
Description: A group of well-dressed men gather at the digging site at Interstate Park.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: View of Intaglio, the only one still in existence in Wisconsin. There is a car on the road in the background.
Date: 1936-10-09 ca.
Description: Bones of a bison still in the earth as found.
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...
Description: Two men seated inside a tent at the digging site at Interstate Park.
Date: date unknown
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 skull at the bottom of a excavation at Mechta. A digging pick has been included to show scale.
Description: Tent covering the excavation site of the bones of extinct bison. Milo Mickelson and Lester Giesler stand in the doorway of the tent.
Description: The jaw bone of a bison as found in the earth.
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: 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: A map diagram of Indian effigy mounds seven miles east of Blue Mounds in the Wisconsin Territory.
Description: A turtle effigy mound on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, outlined by melting snow.
Description: A man holds the broken end of a giant prehistoric ox horn next to the rest of the horns and partial skull to show the size. It is noted that they measured...
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