McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture
The McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture is a general museum located on the campus of the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. Built in 1963, exhibits focus on natural history, archaeology, anthropology, decorative arts, and local history.
The Museum hosts various changing exhibits of art, history and culture. Currently, the Museum features "Pueblo to Pueblo: The Legacy of Southwest Indian Pottery," from the Kansas City Museum.
Permanent exhibits include:
- The Eternal Voice: A collection of artifacts from Egyptian spanning the pre-dynastic to the Ptolemaic periods.
- The Civil War Experience in Knoxville.
- Archaeology and the Native Peoples of Tennessee: artifacts found during the building of dams in the state in the 1930s and 1940s, with examples including the "Sandy" statue found at the Sellars Mound and the cache of ceramic figurines found at the Brick Church Mound and Village Site.
- Tennessee fossils and geological history.
- Freshwater pearl mussels.
- Decorative Arts Gallery: Art pieces in many media and from many countries and periods.
- "Wilson County, Tennessee" (feature). Retrieved 2011-02-18.
- Barker, Gary; Kuttruff, Carl (Summer 2010). "A Summary of Exploratory and Salvage Archaeological Investigations at the Brick Church Pike Mound Site (40DV39), Davidson County, Tennessee". In Michael C. Moore. Tennessee Archaeology (Tennessee Council for Professional Archaeology) 5 (1).
- "Archaeology and the Native Peoples of Tennessee". Exhibits. The Journal of Heritage Stewardship. Retrieved 16 Jul 2011.
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