ARCHEMY LAB

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

Archemy-group celebrates the International Day of Women and Girls in Science

Archemy-group celebrates the International Day of Women and Girls in Science on the 11th of February 2021! We have created a dedicated logo to acknowledge, encourage and cherish women in academia.[…]

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Our team member received the Estonian national student research competition award

In 2020 the annual Estonian national student research competition was held.Archemy team member Sandra received the National Heritage Board’s II special premium award for her BA thesis “Iru linnamäe kaun- ja[…]

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TEDxTallinn 26/09/20

Our prime investigator and leader of the Archemy group, Ester Oras, attended TEDxTallinn talk on the 26th of September. TEDxTallinn talk’s theme was called “Käänaku taga” (“Behind the turn”) and[…]

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