Małgorzata Daszkiewicz has studied Geography and Archaeology at the Univerity of Warsaw. 1993 she earned her PhD in Archaeology and founded 1998 her own firm – ARCHEA – in Warsaw as a laboratory for archaeometric analysis and research. Her main research interests are determinining the technology and provenance of archaeological ceramics using thin-section microscopy, chemical analyses and MGR-analysis as well as scientific research aimed at developing methods for determining the original firing temperatures. Further interests are functional properties, production techniques and classification of bulk ceramic finds. In cooperation with Gerwulf Schneider she is engaged in the supervision of archaeometric studies as part of projects of group A-6, and the evaluation of the application of a portable X-ray fluorescence spectrometer (pXRF).