|Geographical range||Central Europe, Pannonian Plain|
|Dates||c. 4200 BC – 3200 BC|
|Preceded by||Linear Pottery culture, Vinča culture|
|Followed by||Tiszapolgár culture|
The Tisza culture is a Neolithic archaeological culture of the Alföld plain in modern-day Hungary, Western Romania, Eastern Slovakia and Ukrainian Zakarpattia Oblast in Central Europe. The culture is dated to the 5th and 4th millennia BCE.
In a 2017 genetic study published in Nature, the remains of five individuals ascribed to the Tisza culture was analyzed. Of the three samples of Y-DNA extracted, one belonged to I2a1, one belonged to I, and one belonged to G2.
I2a2a, and one belonged to H. mtDNA extracted were various subclades of U, H, T and K.