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Jan Dekker

PhD Student
Leiden University, the Netherlands




Jan Dekker is a PhD student in the Marie Skłodowska-Curie ChemArch project at the University of York and the University of Copenhagen. His research focuses on the analysis of ancient proteins, in particular the study of proteins preserved in ancient food crusts. However, previous work also includes the use of proteins to taxonomically identify Mesolithic barbed tools and to study ancient health.

ZooMS identifications of human and cervid barbed points from Mesolithic Doggerland

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