Tennessee State Museum Hosts Artifact Discovery Day Sept. 10

Monday, August 29, 2016

The Tennessee State Museum will hold an Artifact Discovery Day for the public to bring in personally-owned artifacts to be identified by experts on Saturday, September 10, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event will take place near the Visitor’s Desk on Level D of the museum.

The activity is being jointly sponsored by the Tennessee Division of Archaeology, whose archaeologists will conduct the sessions, and the State Museum. The artifacts will include Native American artifacts, both prehistoric and historic pieces, and fossils. Archaeologists will identify, but not appraise, the objects.

There is no charge for the identification. The event is being held in conjunction with September being named Tennessee Archaeology Awareness Month.

The Tennessee State Museum is located in Nashville at Fifth Avenue and Deaderick Streets.
For more information visit www.tnmuseum.org



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