Upper Paleolithic humans may have hunted cave lions for their pelts

The researchers found that most bones showed signs of having been modified by humans using stone tools, with a specialized technique similar to that used by modern hunters when skinning prey to keep the claws attached to the fur.

IPHES Researchers presented papers at Homo erectus 100+25, International Senckenberg Conference, Tbilisi

“Homo erectus enigma” is still one of the most intriguing issues in hominin evolutionary research and the Dmanisi hominins are crucial for addressing these questions

HR Excellence in Research Award

On September 15th 2016, IPHES request the Excellence in Research Award to the European Commission. 

You can view IPHES's Action Plan on the document attached.

Research groups

Human Palaeoecology in the Plio-Plistocene
Subsistence, technology and Human Evolution
Prehistoric Socioecology  and cultural changes
Sponsorship donations
Projecte UE
Generalitat de Catalunya
Universitat Rovira i Virgili
Ajuntament de Tarragona