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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...
Interactive Resource, Historical Essay, Slide Show
Description: Underwater view of an archeologist surveying the frames of the "Louisiana." Mussels and algae grow on the wood of the ship.
Description: Underwater view of the "Apomattox's" floor keelsons near the bow.
Description: Underwater view of two archaeologists surveying and investigating the bow of the "Rouse Simmons" (also known as the Christmas Tree ship). One person is swi...
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: 1936 ca.
Description: The jaw bone of Bison Occidentalis in the peat pit at Interstate Park.
Description: Underwater view of two archeologists surveying a portion of the "Lakeland." The divers are using cameras, with three or four strobes attached by an arm sys...
Description: Diagram of an effigy mound in the shape of a cross.
Description: A skull at the bottom of a excavation at Mechta. A digging pick has been included to show scale.
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: Man with a shovel standing in a ditch in front of two graves discovered on Bascom Hill during preparation to place the Abraham Lincoln monument circle. The...
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 Object – Feature Story
Description: A group photograph including Violet Lee Dousman (back row, 4th from left) and her fellow travelers on a trip to Egypt.
Description: A turtle effigy mound on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, outlined by melting snow.
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