The Osteology Reference Collection

Sheffield’s Osteology Lab has an extensive reference collection, including archaeological human skeletal bone, modern primate specimens, teaching grade casts of human and fossil hominid specimens, and a diverse collection of human and non-human animal histological bone thin sections.

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Human skeletal collection

To find out more about our archaeological human skeletal collection, click here.

Palaeo skulls

Fossil hominid and primate collection

To find out more about our fossil hominid and primate collection, click here.

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Bone histology and thin section collection

To find out more about our bone histology facilities, equipment, and thin section collection, click here.