Range of methods

  • Morphological identification and osteometric recording of archaeological animal remains
  • Taphonomic analysis of archaeological animal remains
  • Comparative osteology of vertebrates (mammals, birds, reptiles, fish)
  • Creation of 3D models
  • Geometric morphometrics
  • Isotope analyses in cooperation with the State Collection of Anthropology
  • Ancient DNA analyses in cooperation with the aDNA laboratory of the Institute of Paleoanatomy of LMU


  • Repro station with illumination and digital camera
  • Binocular
  • 3D scanner (Artec Micro)
  • Acetone degreasing system