Center For Transportation Research

Archaeological research in Middle Tennessee and adjacent areas has established a chronology dating back 15,000 years. The information from these investigations provides a basis for an understanding of the cultural chronology that would be expected in this region. A summary of the traits and attributes of each prehistoric time period follows.

Cultural periods represented in Middle Tennessee and adjacent areas.

Choose one of the following to learn more.

Go to Center For Transportation Research Home Page.
Go to Archaeology Group Home Page.
Go to forward in Archaeology Group site.
Go to UTK Home page.

This page was last updated on 20 Jan 2002.

For comments please send email to