The published works below feature studies of organic residues (and inorganics in some cases) pertaining to both newly excavated and legacy objects from sites around the Mediterranean, which have been processed by the ARCHEM project. They include both professional publications as well as Graduate and Undergraduate theses undertaken with these original materials. Chromatograms, spectra, and data tables will appear as separate entries in the OpenARCHEM database whenever possible. 

Allen, E. 2014. XRF Analysis of Medical Instruments in the Brandeis Classical Artifacts Research Collection. B.A. thesis, Brandeis University.

Betancourt, P. P., Koh, A. J., Margaritis, E., Nodarou, E., and Apostolakou, V. 2012. “Orchards and Vineyards in Early Minoan I.” In Kentro: The Newsletter of the INSTAP Study Center for East Crete 15: 3.

Brogan, T. M. and Koh, A. J. 2008. “Feasting at Mochlos? New Evidence for Wine Production, Storage, and Consumption from a Bronze Age Harbor Town on Crete.” in Dais: The Aegean Feast, eds. L. Hitchcock and R. Laffineur, 125-131. Aegaeum 29. Liège and Texas: Université de Liège and University of Texas Press.

Brogan, T. M. and Koh, A. J. 2011. “Ceramic Analysis as a Window into the Social and Economic History of the Middle Minoan II Settlement at Mochlos.” In Proceedings of the Xth Cretological Congress, eds. M. Andreadaki-Vlazaki and E. Papadopoulou. Hania: Historical Society of Crete.

Crandall, A. M. 2013. The Scientific Analysis of Objects from the Classical Artifact Research Collection at Brandeis University in Conjunction with the Museum of Science Dead Sea Scrolls: Life in Ancient Times Exhibit. B.A. thesis, Brandeis University.

Crandall, A. M. 2015. The Painted Cities of Vesuvius: Pigments, Application, and Conservation of Roman Wall Paintings from the Bay of Naples. M.A. thesis, Brandeis University.

Georgiou, L. M. 2014. The Brandeis Fifth-Century Athenian Lekythos: Evolution of Form, Ritual Practices and Use. M.A.thesis, Brandeis University.

Koh, A. J. 2006. Wreathed in a Fragrant Cloud: Reconstructing a Late Bronze Age Aegean Workshop of Aromata. Ph.D. dissertation, University of Pennsylvania.

Koh, A. J. 2006. “ARCHEM at INSTAP-SCEC.” In Kentro: The Newsletter of the INSTAP Study Center for East Crete 9: 8-9.

Koh, A. J. 2007. “The 2007 ARCHEM Project Season.” In Kentro: The Newsletter of the INSTAP Study Center for East Crete 10: 1-2.

Koh, A. J. 2008. “Transforming Archaeological Chemistry.” inChemistry April/May 2008: 16-17.

Koh, A. J. 2008. “The ARCHEM Project Turns Five.” In Kentro: The Newsletter of the INSTAP Study Center for East Crete 11: 6-8.

Koh, A. J. 2013. “Gas Chromatography Analysis.” In Aphrodite’s Kephali: An Early Minoan I Defensive Site in Eastern Crete, P. P. Betancourt. Philadelphia: INSTAP Academic Press.

Koh, A. J. 2014. “Archaeochemical Analysis of Two Koan Amphorae and a Cooking Vessel.” In Mochlos III. The Late Hellenistic Settlement: The Beam-Press Complex, N. Vogeikoff-Brogan. Philadelphia: INSTAP Academic Press.

Koh, A. J. In Press. Methods and Approaches: Organic Residue Analysis. In The Blackwell Companion to Aegean Art and Architecture, eds. L. Hitchcock and B. Davis. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing.

Koh, A. J. Forthcoming. Luxury Trade and Social Complexity in the Ancient World. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press.

Koh, A. J. and Betancourt, P. P. 2010. “Wine and Olive Oil from an Early Minoan Hilltop Fort.” Mediterranean Archaeology and Archaeometry 10.2: 15-23.

Koh, A. J., Betancourt, P. P., Pareja, M. N., Brogan, T. M., and Apostolakou, V. 2016. “Organic Residue Analysis of Pottery from the Dye Workshop at Alatsomouri-Pefka.” Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports 7: 536-538.

Koh, A. J. and Birney, K. J. 2017 “Organic Compounds and Cultural Continuity: The Penn Museum Late Minoan IIIC Stirrup Jar from Tourloti.” Mediterranean Archaeology and Archaeometry 17.2: 19-33.

Koh, A. J. and Birney, K. J. 2019 “Ancient Organic Residues as Cultural and Environmental Proxies: The Value of Legacy Objects.” Sustainability 11: 656.

Koh, A. J., Birney, K. J., Roy, I. M., and Liritzis, I. 2020 “The Mycenaean Citadel and Environs of Desfina-Kastrouli: A Transdisciplinary Approach to Southern Phokis.” Mediterranean Archaeology and Archaeometry 20.3: 47-73.

Koh, A. J., Brogan, T. M., Apostolakou, V., Pareja, M. N., Crandall, A. M., and Betancourt, P. P. In Press. “Organic Residue Analysis of the Dye Installation Pottery.” In Alatzomouri-Pefka: A Middle Minoan Dye Installation in East Crete, P. P. Betancourt. Philadelphia: INSTAP Academic Press.

Koh, A. J., Yasur-Landau, A., Cline, E. H. 2014. “Characterizing a Middle Bronze Palatial Wine Cellar from Tel Kabri, Israel. PLoS ONE 9(8): e106406.

Mauer, E. 2015. The Characterization of Cedar Oil from Cedrus Libani and its History of Use. B.A. thesis, Boston University.

Pareja, M. N., Betancourt, P. P., Apostolakou, V., Brogan, T. M., and Koh, A. J. 2016. “Aegean Dyes: Unearthing the Colors of Ancient Minoan Textiles.” Expedition 58.3: 20-27.

Yasur-Landau, A., Cline, E. H., Koh, A. J., Ben-Shlomo, D., Marom, N., Ratzlaff, A., and Samet, I. 2015. “Rethinking Canaanite Palaces? The Palatial Economy of Tel Kabri during the Middle Bronze Age.” Journal of Field Archaeology 40.6: 607-625.