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Logan Museum Truck

Date: 1929-03-31 

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: 1927-01-26 

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...

Use the interactive web-feature, The Mammoth Mystery, to teach students about Wisconsin archaeology, Paleo Indians, and the Kenosha County Mammoth

Date: 1879-06 

Description: Tracing of a cave petroglyph depicting a human figure wearing headgear. A club is depicted to the right of the figure.

Date: 1896 

Description: A group photograph of Violet Lee Dousman (back row, 3rd from left) and her fellow travelers, guides and Egyptians on a trip to Giza, Egypt. Five people are...

Date: 1927 

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...

Date: 2007-07-16 

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: 1896 

Description: A group photograph including Violet Lee Dousman (back row, 4th from left) and her fellow travelers on a trip to Egypt.

Date: 2014-08-15 

Description: Underwater view of two archaeologists measuring and surveying the site of the "Success." Much of the ship remains buried under sand.

Date: 1851 

Description: Diagram of an effigy mound in the shape of a cross.

Date: 2005-06-10 

Description: Underwater view of algae and mussels living on the engine mount of the sunken "Louisiana." To the left, an underwater archeologist is surveying the site.

Inquire about in-person presentations by archaeologists from the Wisconsin Historical Society.

Photograph

Linear Mounds

Date: 1905-08 

Description: A visitor takes in the sight of three linear burial mounds at the Sure-Johnson mound group south of McFarland, Wisconsin.

Photograph

Artifact Collection

Date:  date unknown

Description: "Ivan Weber shows off his collection of Indian artifacts."

Underwater Archaeology

Learn about why there were so many shipwrecks in the 1800s off Wisconsin's shores.

Map or Atlas

Map of Bones

Date:  date unknown

Description: Map of location of bones, used in bison excavation project.

Photograph

Skull at Mechta

Date: 1927 

Description: A skull at the bottom of a excavation at Mechta. A digging pick has been included to show scale.

Date: 2014-09-26 

Description: Underwater view of an archaeologist surveying the bilge pump of the "Success." The pump is resting in a bed of sand towards the stern of the ship. Text on...

Date: 2015-05-12 

Description: Underwater view of the bow of the "Pathfinder." Algae is growing along the sides, and clumps of sand are on the ship. A maritime archeologist is surveying...

Date: 1911-06 

Description: A field party of members of the Wisconsin Archaeological Society visit an effigy mound at Big Bend. The men are dressed in suits and hats.

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