Anthropology

AnthropologyThe anthropology exhibits present a wide range of material from the IMNH collections that mark traditional life on the Snake River Plain, including children’s dolls and games, sagebrush bark clothing, corn husk bags, bows and arrows, basketry, cradleboards, beaded attire, and more.

Also on display are archaeological materials such as pottery, ground stone, projectile points and various other tools including an extensive Paleoindian crescent collection.

The Wasden exhibit displays a sequence of material excavated from various depths at Owl Cave, including mammoth bones and associated Folsom points, bison bone from a kill event, and numerous other artifacts. (Click here for information on the Wasden excavation site.)