Archaeometry is indispensable when it comes to answering cultural-historical questions and solving historical puzzles. Its contribution is fundamental, whether in dating and age determination, in determining the origin or in authenticity checks, or in clarifying technological or cognitive development. Archaeometry does all this and much more.
We provide an overview of archaeometry. Short and crisp. That's boot camp.
Silvia Amicone is a research scientist at the University of Tübingen (CCA-BW) and Honorary Research Fellow at the archaeological institute of the University College London. Her research focuses on archaeomaterials, particularly on the analysis of pottery technology in contexts of intense socio-cultural innovation.
The Curt-Engelhorn-Zentrum für Archöometrie (CEZA) is a subsidiary of the Curt-Engelhorn-Foundation for the Reiss-Engelhorn-Museums and a nationally and internationally operating research institute, which answers questions of natural and cultural history with most modern, innovative technology and research. In addition to its role as a renowned research institution, CEZA also acts as a service provider for public institutions, companies and private individuals. The portfolio of scientific research includes authenticity, material identification, origin, technology, age determination, bioarchaeology and climate research. Through its participation in EU projects, international cooperation and publications in internationally recognised journals, CEZA's work is also visible internationally.www.ceza.de