IPERION HSIntegrating Platforms for the European Research Infrastructure ON Heritage Science

Human Osteology

Human osteology involves the scientific study of human remains from archaeological sites.

Fields of application

  • Cultural heritage

    archaeological object and site

  • Natural heritage



  • organic

    human remains


FT-IR spectrometer

FT-IR spectroscopy is a technique based on the interaction of infrared radiation with matter. It provides information about functional groups in molecules in the sample, and therefore about the single moelcules. It is a qualitative and quantitative technique. Spectra can berecorded over the range 650-4000 cm-1.

Contact person
Simon Mays