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

Shidong attended GSMFT Scientific Conference

From 15th to 16th June there was a GSMFT Scientific Conference.  Our team member Shidong took part of the conference with a poster presentation and made a 3-minute speech about […]

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Last team meeting before summer

Archemysts had their last meeting before summer.We decided to meet up at Kassitoome hill and have a picnic. As many of us want to rest a little bit this summer,[…]

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New research paper by our group member Shidong

Our PhD student Shidong (with co-authors) has published an article about classification of archaeological adhesives from Eastern Europe and Urals by ATR-FT-IR spectroscopy and chemometric analysis.  The article concentrates on[…]

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