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Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story
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: 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: 1936-10-09 ca.
Description: Bones of a bison still in the earth as found.
Date: 1936 ca.
Description: The jaw bone of a bison as found in the earth.
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: 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: 1910 ca.
Description: Elevated view of a double-tailed turtle effigy mound on Observatory Hill on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
Description: A visitor takes in the sight of three linear burial mounds at the Sure-Johnson mound group south of McFarland, Wisconsin.
Description: View from roof of Forked tail turtle mound on grounds of the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
Description: A turtle effigy mound on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, outlined by melting snow.
Description: Drawing of Trempealeau Mounds.
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: The jaw bone of Bison Occidentalis in the peat pit at Interstate Park.
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