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Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story
Date: 1936 ca.
Description: Three men look over the process of uncovering bones of a bison in Interstate Park.
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: A visitor takes in the sight of three linear burial mounds at the Sure-Johnson mound group south of McFarland, Wisconsin.
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: View from roof of Forked tail turtle mound on grounds of the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
Date: 1936-10-09 ca.
Description: Bones of a bison still in the earth as found.
Description: The jaw bone of Bison Occidentalis in the peat pit at Interstate Park.
Description: Alonzo Pond and colleague, M. Debruge, pose for a photograph at Mechta. M. Debruge has a cigarette in a holder in his hand, and both men wear coats, hats,...
Description: Drawing of Trempealeau Mounds.
Description: Two men seated inside a tent at the digging site at Interstate Park.
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: The jaw bone of a bison as found in the earth.
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: Hammered copper pike found with prehistoric bison bones.
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: 1910 ca.
Description: Elevated view of a double-tailed turtle effigy mound on Observatory Hill on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
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