The Curt-Engelhorn-Centre Archaeometry gGmbH is a national and international operating research institute providing services in the field of archaeometry. Founded in 2004, the institute comprises the Laboratory for Material Analysis and the Klaus-Tschira-Laboratory for Radiometric Dating Methods.
The Curt-Engelhorn-Centre for Archaeometry gGmbH comprises the Laboratory for Material Analysis and the Klaus-Tschira-Laboratory for Radiometric Dating Methods. With the existing analytical methods, different issues related to authenticity, absolute dating, material characterization, technology and origin can be answered.
The Curt-Engelhorn-Centre for Archaeometry gGmbH is competent in the natural scientific analysis of cultural materials. We collaborate in numerous research projects and provide services for public institutions, companies and private persons. Our services include science based analyses aimed at authenticity, absolute dating, material characterization, technology and origin. For further information have a look at our recent annual report and latest price list.
As part of the project funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) at the Curt-Engelhorn-Centre Archaeometry gGmbH copper ores from different deposits in Uzbekistan are analysed with regard to their geochemical and lead isotopic composition. The aim of the project is, based on selective surveys and sampling of the ore deposits, the establishment of a data basis in order to investigate the potential of the Uzbek copper deposits in terms of their prehistoric exploitation. Read more