Department of Human Evolution
Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology
Deutscher Platz 6
phone: +49 (341) 3550 - 350
fax: +49 (0341) 3550 - 399
If you would like to download a STL file and an animation as MPEG file of the Xiahe reconstruction presented by Chen et al. (2019) DOI: 10.1038/s41586-019-1139-x, please complete the registration form.
If you would like to download an Excel file with the data (age, sex, cranial distances, and endocranial volumes of variously aged chimpanzees) from Table 1 of Neubauer et al., please complete the registration form. This file will be continuously updated as new specimens become available.
Neubauer S, Gunz P, Schwarz U, Hublin JJ, and Boesch C. Endocranial Volumes in an Ontogenetic Sample of Chimpanzees from the Taï Forest National Park, Ivory Coast. Am J Phys Anthropol DOI 10.1002/ajpa.21641
Please fill out the registration form prior to downloading the PDFs of our 3D models. In order to view the skeleton models in 3D, you will need Adobe Reader 7.0 or higher; or Acrobat Professional 8.0 or higher.
The available skeletons as 3D models include: human; wolf; lion; hyaena; reindeer/caribou; red deer; ibex; gazelle; barbary sheep; horse; moose/elk; and beaver.
For more information on the process of scanning animal skeletons, please visit our scanning webpages.
If you would like to download STL and PLY files with the triangular mesh of the Tabun reconstruction presented by Weaver and Hublin (2009) and an ASCII (.txt) file with the locations of the landmarks they analyzed (including the estimated landmarks), please complete the registration form.
If you would like to download a trial version of the RCA segmentation algorithm, presented in Scherf & Tilgner (2009), please complete the registration form.
The trial version is provided as plug-in for amira® 4.1 and 5.2 (Mercury Computer Systems, Inc.) as well as AvizoTM 5.1 and 6.1 (Mercury Computer Systems, Inc.). Trial version of amira® and AvizoTM can be downloaded from http://www.amiravis.com and http://www.vsg3d.com.
Scherf, H.; Tilgner, R. A new high resolution-CT segmentation method for trabecular bone architectural analysis; American Journal of Physical Anthropology.