Excavation & Photos

Mantle's Cave Archaeological Collection

Excavation Photos

Object Name

Mantle's Cave Excavation. In photo: Edison P. Lohr. Back of photo reads “The discovery of the basket. Arrow points to position of basket beneath rock.”

Mantle's Cave Excavation. In photo: Edison P. Lohr. Back of photo reads “The discovery of the basket. Arrow points to position of basket beneath rock.”

Mantle's Cave Excavation. In photo: Edison P. Lohr. Back of photo reads “The discovery of the basket. Arrow points to position of basket beneath rock.”

Mantle's Cave Excavation. In photo: Edison P. Lohr. Back of photo reads “View showing association of cists in trench 'A' – you are indicating the 'basket cist.'”

Mantle's Cave Excavation. In photo: Edison P. Lohr. Back of photo reads “View showing association of cists in trench 'A' – you are indicating the 'basket cist.'”

Mantle's Cave Excavation. In photo: Edison P. Lohr. Back of photo reads “View showing association of cists in trench 'A' – you are indicating the 'basket cist.'”

Mantle's Cave Excavation. In photo: Edison P. Lohr. Back of photo reads “Showing the basket and lid arrangement in the 'basket cist.'”

Mantle's Cave Excavation. In photo: Edison P. Lohr. Back of photo reads “Showing the basket and lid arrangement in the 'basket cist.'”

Mantle's Cave Excavation. In photo: Edison P. Lohr. Back of photo reads “Showing the basket and lid arrangement in the 'basket cist.'”

Mantle's Cave Excavation. In photo: Edison P. Lohr. Back of photo reads “Removing the rock from the basket top.”

Mantle's Cave Excavation. In photo: Edison P. Lohr. Back of photo reads “Removing the rock from the basket top.”

Mantle's Cave Excavation. In photo: Edison P. Lohr. Back of photo reads “Removing the rock from the basket top.”

Mantle's Cave Excavation. In photo: Edison P. Lohr. Back of photo reads “Removing the basket lid.”

Mantle's Cave Excavation. In photo: Edison P. Lohr. Back of photo reads “Removing the basket lid.”

Mantle's Cave Excavation. In photo: Edison P. Lohr. Back of photo reads “Removing the basket lid.”

Mantle's Cave Excavation. In photo: Edison P. Lohr. Back of photo reads “Removing the basket.”

Mantle's Cave Excavation. In photo: Edison P. Lohr. Back of photo reads “Removing the basket.”

Mantle's Cave Excavation. In photo: Edison P. Lohr. Back of photo reads “Removing the basket.”

All images provided by the University of Colorado Museum of Natural History Anthropology Image Archive. Gift of Stephen Lohr.