Human Evolution


This axis investigates the physical and cultural aspects of human evolution:

  • Comparative anatomical study of Paleolithic human remains in the collections of the RBINS and reconstruction through modern methods of their anatomy and biomechanics.
  • Through the analysis of human remains, developing new anthropological methods and assessing the evolution of the way of life of prehistoric and historic populations, in Belgium and abroad.
  • Studying the cultural aspects of human evolution during the Late Quaternary through the study of artefacts and raw materials dating from the Paleolithic to Neolithic.

Research projects

01/10/2011 - 01/10/2015

Palaeodemographic and palaeopathological study of the St.Romboutscemetery, Mechelen

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