analyses at The National Museum
The Plant Macrofossil Laboratory is part of the Department of Archaeology at
the National Museum. The laboratory staff comprises one assistant curator on
(Sabine Karg), a laboratory worker on half time (Jørgen Holm-Jensen)
and, at present, a contract researcher (Peter Steen Henriksen) and a research
assistant (Jan Andreas Harild). The laboratory has the task of carrying
out analyses of botanical macrofossils found in archaeological contexts,
within the National Museum’s legislated role as a central research facility.
The work, which optimally includes planning and advisory work, fieldwork,
analyses and the processing and publication of results, is carried out
in collaboration with the country’s archaeological museums and institutions.
These investigations provide the primary basis for research work in the
are botanical macrofossils and how are they analysed?
can archaeobotanical analyses be used?
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