General Description / Special Programs
Permanent Exhibitions: Archaeology and the Native Peoples of TN; Ancient Egypt; Geology and Fossil History of TN; Decorative Arts; Human Evolution; Freshwater Mussels. Temporary exhibits. Tours and instruction for school groups; periodic lectures and special events.
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BA/BS Field Areas
Biological Anthropology
Cultural Anthropology
Internship / Grants / Funding
Internships Available 0
Internship Required 0
Support Opportunities Graduate Assistantships in Archaeology, Education and Collections
Program Details
Research Facilities Collections: Archaeology: Large collections from excavations in Tennessee reservoir projects, 1934 to present; Lewis and Kneberg Collection; extensive archaeobotanical collection, primarily from sites in Tennessee; North American malacological collections with focus on Tennessee; Photographic Archives, WPA and subsequent Tennessee excavations, miscellaneous ethnographic specimens. Facilities for Visiting Scholars: Laboratory and desk space available on a limited basis with advance notice; some photographic services available.
Library Resources Over 6000 publications on Tennessee and southeastern archaeology
Publications Research Notes, Occasional Papers, monthly member Bulletin, occasional exhibit catalogues
Certs Offered 0
Accredited by the American Alliance of Museums; Smithsonian Institution Affiliations Program; See also UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE, KNOXVILLE
Online Courses
Online Courses: 0
Club / Honor Society
Anthropology Club: 0
Lambda Alpha Chapter: 0