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KAM 2005: Faces from the Past

Faces from the Past Image Gallery­ A Kansas Archaeology Month Special Exhibit

  • View "Faces from the Past," a gallery of Kansas prehistoric and historic archaeological materials featuring human representations in the 2005 Kansas Archaeology Month Special Exhibit.
  • Images included in the 2005 web exhibit are featured in a 2006 calendar that PAK is selling to raise funds to support Kansas Archaeology Month. The calendar costs $12, plus $1.50 for shipping and hadnling. To place and order or to inquire about purchasing calendars, and/or other PAK fundraising merchandise, inlcuding hypoteneuse hankies, rock art or trails t-shirts, please contact Donna Roper.

2004 Kansas Archaeology Month PDF Downloads

  • Poster (Portrait, 8.5 x 11 inches, 940 kb, PDF)
  • Information Brochure (Landscape, 8.5 x 11, 1.6 MB, PDF)
  • Lesson plan (5.5 MB, PDF) that meets various Kansas Board of Education Standards for K-8 students. Lessons include: "Coloring Kansas of the Past" (the coloring pages also available as separate downloads), "Portrait of a Classmate," "Collage of Faces," "Paper Mache Masks," and a "Sculpture Contest."
  • Select from seven "Kansas of the Past" coloring sheets in the PAKWEB Coloring Page Gallery.

Additional Resources

  • Visit the PAK Events Calendar for information about archaeology-related events in Kansas
    download a PDF version of the 2005 Kansas Archaeology Month Calendar of Events (108 MB)
  • Parents and Educators: check out FACES, a Cobblestone Publishing magazine featuring world culture and geography for grades 4 and up

2005 Kansas Archaeology Month Credits

Kansas Archaeology Month is coordinated by the Professional Archaeologists of Kansas and relies on the contributions of many individuals. This year's credits include graphic artist Michael Irvin of Lecompton for the poster design; KSHS senior photographer Craig Cooper for the poster photograph; Sue Novak and Ramona Willits of Lawrence for assistance with the information card; Kansas Anthropological Association volunteers for preparing 5,300 poster packets for mailing; KSHS records manager Anita Frank for compiling the mailing list; Washburn University student Hannah Thompson for developing the lobby display and Baker University student Kim Kilmartin for initiating art activities under the supervision of KSHS archeology lab supervisor Christine Garst and KSHS public archeologist Virginia Wulfkuhle; Robert Conard, Janice McLean, and Shannon Ryan of Lawrence for drawing coloring pages; and KSHS special projects archeologist Anne Bauer for designing the calendar and preparing images and captions for the "Faces from the Past" web exhibit. Web design was contributed by Janice McLean.

Monetary contributors include: Professional Archaeologists of Kansas; Nebraska-Kansas Area Office, Bureau of Reclamation; Kansas Anthropological Association; Emma Balsiger Foundation, Inc.; Kansas State Historical Society, Inc.; Midwest Archeological Center, National Park Service; Center for Kansas Studies, Washburn University; Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work, Kansas State University; Museum of Anthropology, University of Kansas; Louis Berger Group; Riley County Historical Society; Kansas City Archaeological Society; Department of Anthropology, University of Kansas; Colby Community College; Prairie Museum of Art and History; Fick Fossil Museum; and Hollenberg Station State Historic Site.