Luca Bondioli

Core collaborator

Luca Bondioli is a physical anthropologist and paleoanthropologist, currently an Adjunct Professor of Bioarchaeology and Prehistory at the University of Padua (Italy).

He directed the Service of Bioarchaeology at the Museo delle Civiltà (Rome, Italy) between 1986 and 2020. His main interests are advanced methods in skeletal biology, image analysis, digital radiography, microtomographic (µCT) measurements with both conventional X-ray and synchrotron light sources, dental histology, high spatial resolution biogeochemistry, and the application of statistical and mathematical methods in Archaeology and Anthropology. He has authored over 150 articles in Italian and international journals and has carried out field missions to Iran, Pakistan, Turkmenistan, Oman, the United Arab Emirates, Kenya, Ethiopia, and Eritrea.