Urgeschichte und Naturwissenschaftliche Archäologie


Archaeobotanical collection and database

Archaeobotanical collection

Rümelinstrasse 23, 1. O.G. Room 304

Person responsible: PD Dr. Simone Riehl

Zooarchaeological Collection

The collection includes a wide range of animal bone material:

  • 1500 mammals
  • 800 Birds
  • 500 fish
  • Reptiles and amphibians
  • A rich zooarchaeological collection from the lower Paleolithic to the middle ages


The collection also houses:

  • Faculties for maceration
  • Instruments for thin sections (Drills for sample extraction)
  • microscopes and recorders

Rümelinstrasse 23, 1. U.G. Room 219

Human osteological collection:

The human osteological collection contains a wide range of casts of fossil hominins as well as human skeletons from various archaeological excavations.

Rümelinstrasse 23, 2. O.G. Room 503

Person responsible: Hannes Rathmann

Prehistoric collection of the Department of Early Prehistory and Quaternary Ecology

Schloss Hohentübingen
Westflügel, Entrance SW-Turm, 1. OG, Room 118
Burgsteige 11
D-72070 Tübingen
Email: sammlung.urgeschichtespam prevention@ifu.uni-tuebingen.de

Opening hours:

- by arrangement -

Person responsible: Gregor Bader

Contents of the collection: