Gibraltar 1

Gibraltar 1
Exhibit item
Site: 
Forbes' Quarry, Gibraltar
Date of discovery: 
1848
Discovered by: 
Captain Edmund Flint, a British officer with the Royal Navy
Age: 
Between 70,000 and 45,000 years old

This is one of the few early human fossils that was found before Charles Darwin published "On the Origin of Species".

Image of Gibraltar Skull, 3/4 view