Jennifer Markwirth
Technical Assistant

Campus Westend, Poelzig-Building
Room V4, 6.417

Tel.: 069 798-32091
Email: markwirth(at)

Goethe University
Institute of Archaeological Sciences
Norbert-Wollheim-Platz 1
60629 Frankfurt am Main


Professional career


Maintenance of the reference collections and preparation of slides/samples of:

  • wood and wood thin sections
  • phytoliths from comparative material
  • fruits and seeds
  • Herbarium West Africa
  • Thin-sections of fossil wood

Extraction of botanical micro remains from soil samples and ceramics, specifically:

  • pytholiths
  • pollen
  • starch
  • charred fruits and seeds


Professional Career

since 2006
Employed as technical assistant with the working group „African Archaeology and Archaeobotany“ at the Goethe University Frankfurt.

2003 - 2005
Formation as technical assistant for natural science museums and related institutes at the Senckenberg Technician School, Frankfurt/Main.