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Researchers refine history of Pictograph Cave State Park

Researchers refine history of Pictograph Cave State Park

A new chapter is being written in the history of Ghost Cave at Pictograph Cave State Park.

July 31, 2013 12:00 am Video Photos

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Sara Scott

Sara Scott

Sara Scott, cultural resources coordinator for Montana State Parks, standing Friday where the water surged down from Hangman’s Gulch during the flash flood earlier this week at Bannack State Park.

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UM archaeology team explores Rosebud Battlefield

UM archaeology team explores Rosebud Battlefield

A week before the Battle of the Little Bighorn in the summer of 1876, a much larger and longer battle raged in the hilly country on the Rosebud River 40 miles away.

August 15, 2012 12:05 am Photos

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Pictograph Cave artifacts trace hunting's evolution

Pictograph Cave artifacts trace hunting's evolution

Pictograph Cave State Park near Billings is one of the most important archeological sites in the state, said Sara Scott, Montana State Parks heritage resources program specialist.

April 01, 2012 12:15 am Photos

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Sara Scott at Pictograph Cave

Sara Scott at Pictograph Cave

Sara Scott of the Montana Parks Department looks at a faded turtle pictograph at Pictograph Cave Park near Billings that dates back more than 2,000 years. A carved turtle amulet found at the site resembles the pictograph.

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Collection reflects beginning of archeology in Montana

Collection reflects beginning of archeology in Montana

BOZEMAN — Nancy Mahoney was looking for an archeology collection that her Montana State University students could use to research real artifacts and get experience working in a museum.

April 01, 2012 12:15 am Photos

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State to consider methods of preserving cave's pictographs

State to consider methods of preserving cave's pictographs

Considering that the oldest dated image in Pictograph Cave is 2,149 years old, it is surprising that even 15 of the 103 original ochre and charcoal images of warriors and animals are still visible.

June 18, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Artifacts from Pictograph Caves get new attention

Artifacts from Pictograph Caves get new attention

Nearly 1,400 years ago, a member of a nomadic people sheltering in the sandstone recesses of Pictograph Cave discarded a basket woven with willow and milkweed fiber.

October 27, 2010 11:35 pm Photos

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