Timeline: Archaeological Periods

PERIOD DATES
Paleo  
Early 11000-9000 B.C.
Middle 9000-8500 B.C.
Late 8500-8000 B.C.
Archaic  
Early 8000-6000 B.C.
Middle 6000-3000 B.C.
Late 3000-1000 B.C.
Woodland  
Early 1000-300 B.C.
Middle 300 B.C.-A.D. 600
Late A.D. 600-900
Mississippian  
Early A.D. 800-1100
Middle A.D. 1100-1350
Late A.D. 1350-1600

 

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