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Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story
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...
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...
Date: 1936 ca.
Description: Hammered copper pike found with prehistoric bison bones.
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: A group of well-dressed men gather at the digging site at Interstate Park.
Description: Bonnie Butler, 4525 Winnequah Road, is looking at old Indian bones uncovered by road digging machinery that cut into the edge of a mound in Frost Woods whe...
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: A skull at the bottom of a excavation at Mechta. A digging pick has been included to show scale.
Description: Two men seated inside a tent at the digging site at Interstate Park.
Description: Three men look over the process of uncovering bones of a bison in Interstate Park.
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 prehistoric station out among the dunes at Biskra, Algeria.
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...
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: The jaw bone of Bison Occidentalis in the peat pit at Interstate Park.
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