Thanks to all the collectors, volunteers and MVAC staff who helped to make this year’s Artifact Show a success! We estimate that over 3,000 people stopped by to look at artifacts displayed by MVAC and twenty area collectors.
Volunteer Field Survey
Saturday, May 6, 2017 (rain date - Saturday, May 13, 2017)
8:30 am to 4 pm
UWL, Archaeology Center and Laboratories
MVAC will celebrate Wisconsin Archaeology Month by involving volunteers in surveys of local fields to find unreported archaeological sites. The number of participants is limited, so register early. Advanced registration required.
Bill Gresens’ Archaeology Book Review for April 2017
The Count of the Sahara by Wayne Turmel (four trowels)
The 1925 Franco-American Sahara Expedition provides the backdrop for this work of historical fiction as it follows the exploits of amateur archaeologist/adventurer/con man "Count" Byron Khun de Prorok in the field in Algeria and on a barnstorming lecture tour throughout the upper Midwest.