When archaeology meets chemistry

Who are we?

Archemy is the first archeochemistry lab in the Baltics that combines archaeology with analytical chemistry and aims to bridge humanities and natural sciences. Our group works in archaeological sciences, especially biomolecular archaeology, with major focus on ancient dietary and health reconstructions, migrations and provenance studies. Archemy has wide expertise in material culture studies, human osteology, zooarchaeology and archaeobotany. We have a direct association with the Institute of Chemistry which among others has a long-term track record for working with the chemical analysis of cultural heritage objects. 

Latest News

Funding from Baltisch-Deutsches Hochschulkontor for combined radiocarbon and dietary stable isotopes analysis

Archemy Group in collaboration with Centre for Baltic and Scandinavian Archaeology (ZBSA) and Leibniz-Labor für Altersbestimmung und Isotopenforschung der Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel received  Baltisch-Deutsches Hochschulkontor funding for the project „Archaeology,[…]

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Alessandra’s new science papers

Our team member and PhD student Alessandra has been busy and published two science articles. One of them concentrates on human remains from 13th-15th C (with co-authors Mari and Ester[…]

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New popular science papers by Archemy team members

The 2020 Tutulus has been published!Tutulus is an Estonian archaeology magazine – one issue a year, at the end of the year – provides information on what has happened in[…]

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