Author: archemy

Last but not least we are introducing our Archemy board member: Mari Tõrv! Q: How did you end up in this field? How did I find myself in the world of archaeology, a field often associated with the adventures we expect from Indiana Jones? Well, it all began with a spark of inspiration, ignited by…
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Women and Girls in Science week

It’s time to introduce Eve Rannamäe, another standout member of our Archemy team! Q: What are your hobbies and/or what do you do on your free time? My research involves studying the history of horses with methods in zooarchaeology. In my free time, I love to study horses as well. I have a lovely mare…
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Women and Girls in Science week

Today, we’re putting the spotlight on Agnes Unt from our Archemy team! She fortunately decided to answer two questions. Q: What are your hobbies and/or what do you do on your free time? I am training for a half-marathon, I can already run 10 km with a reasonable time! I really like to ski, but…
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Women and Girls in Science week

Today we are introduciong our Archemy team member: Alessandra Morrrone! Q: How did you end up in this field? Once upon a time, 20-something year old Alessandra was studying Palaeontology at the University of Milan, with a particular fetish for ammonites and brachiopods. She would likely have ended up in a pile of shells if…
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Women and Girls in Science week

Yesterday kicked off the international “Women and Girls in Science” week! 🔬👩‍🔬To celebrate our incredible female scientists, we’re bringing you a week of fascinating intros! Each team member had a few options to choose from about what they wanted to share, the question is always added! The first post is about our Archemy team director:…
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archemy xmas

Archemy’s Christmas party

Archemy’s Christmas party was a blast! We made some lovely Christmas food during which Eve realised how difficult cutting “kaalikas” (turnip) really is. We then wondered how ancient people might have fought this mighty vegetable and were none the wiser ! Merry Christmas everyone!

Interdiciplinary seminar

A week ago we wrapped up an incredible interdisciplinary seminar at Tartu University’s Chemicum on December 8th! It was an insightful session, delving into diverse topics and fostering insightful discussions. We’re grateful for everyone’s enthusiastic participation and eagerly looking forward to the next session!

Parallel worlds and mixed economies in 3rd millennium BC Estonia and Latvia

Exploring Estonia & Latvia’s ancient history, Tartu University’s archaeologists made a captivating discovery: there was no direct transition from foraging to farming. Instead, their research revealed the simultaneous existence of two distinct societies:🌱Locals adhered to forager lifestyles while Corded Ware newcomers introduced domesticated animals.🌱Corded Ware groups also merged dairy practices with the richness of local…
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ISBA10

A revolutionary phase has emerged in archaeology through biomolecular advancements. This interdisciplinary field has undergone transformative changes, harnessing innovative technologies that offer insights into ancient history. The recent tenth International Symposium of Biomolecular Archaeology (ISBA10) at the Estonian National Museum in Tartu highlighted these developments. It brought together experts from diverse fields, covering topics from…
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Fun challenge on our Facebook and Instagram!

We regularly update our Facebook and Instagram for fun and informative content. Here is our Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/archemylab and our Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/archemylab/. Today we have a caption contest – what do you think is on this picture? 🙂