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Ancient West African foragers in the context of African population history
An Africa-wide phylogeny is infer that features widespread admixture and three prominent radiations, including one that gave rise to at least four major lineages deep in the history of modern humans.
Collagen Extraction from Recent and Fossil Bones: Quantitative and Qualitative Aspects
A method is described here that used shorter collagen solubilization times, and resulting collagen yields are favourably compared with classical methods, and the size of the large peptide fraction improves considerably.
Palatine Sutures as Age Indicator: A Controlled Study in the Elderly
Vault sutures have proven their low reliability for estimating age at death in individual forensic science cases, but despite the partly subjective aspect of suture study, palatine suture observation contributes additional information to age‐range estimation, especially in old and very old subjects where other methods lose their effectiveness.
Ontogeny and Phylogeny of the Pelvis in Gorilla, Pongo, Pan, Australopithecus and Homo
Bivariate and multivariate analyses of pelvic dimensions demonstrate both the diversity of species-specific ontogenetic patterns among hominoids, and an unequivocal separation of hominids and the great apes.
A healed wound caused by a flint arrowhead in a neolithic human innominate from the Trou Rosette (Furfooz, Belgium)
A new case is described here of a wound caused by a flint arrowhead in the neolithic period. The specimen comes from a collective burial excavated last century in the cave Trou Rosette (Belgium). It…
Project on the computerisation of a catalogue of the fossil hominids discovered since 1971
The prehistoric burials of Shum Laka rockshelter (North-West Cameroon)
Secular Evolution in Brussels Between 1960 and 1980
In many industrial countries — Belgium among them — a secular evolution to higher stature and weight has often been observed (Eveleth and Tanner, 1976; Chamla, 1964). In recent years, some observers…
Multidisciplinary archaeological research in the Sebystei valley 1996-1997 (Kosh-Agash region, Altai Republic)
Presentation des resultats de la campagne inter-disciplinaire menee en 1996-1997 dans la vallee jusqu'ici inexploree de la Sebystei. Hormis l'etude geographique, pedologique et geophysique, l'etude…