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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: 1910 ca.
Description: Elevated view of a double-tailed turtle effigy mound on Observatory Hill on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
Date: 1936 ca.
Description: The jaw bone of Bison Occidentalis in the peat pit at Interstate Park.
Description: A turtle effigy mound on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, outlined by melting snow.
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...
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Historic site marker to commemorate Man Mound and to mark Man Mound Park. The inscription reads "Man Mound Park. Mound located and platted by W.H. Canfie...
Description: The Pond camp at Medfoun, early in the morning. A tent surrounded by camp furniture and supplies appear in the center. A truck is parked beside the tent on...
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...
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: Hammered copper pike found with prehistoric bison bones.
Description: Three men look over the process of uncovering bones of a bison in Interstate Park.
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 skull at the bottom of a excavation at Mechta. A digging pick has been included to show scale.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: The Sphinx at Giza in Egypt. Three men are standing or sitting on the shoulder of the Sphinx, and several men are sitting in the shade below with two camel...
Description: A group of well-dressed men gather at the digging site at Interstate Park.
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