Midwest in the Field

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Closeup of artifact
SIU students in lab
SIU student at computer in lab
Monitor displays

The CAI uses technology like portable X-ray fluorescence (PXRF) and scanning electron microsopy (SEM) to gain more insight into local artifacts, from copper kettles to mastodon bones.

Cherokee Trail of Tears

Crawford Farm Lead

Mastodons in Southern Illinois?

Mound City Naval Base