Arago 21

The features of this cranium are most similar to much larger specimens of Homo heidelbergensis.  Its small size suggests that it is a female of this early human species.

Image of Arago 21, skull, 3/4 view
Arago 21
Exhibit item
Tautavel, France
Date of discovery: 
Discovered by: 
Henry and Marie Antoinette de Lumley
About 450,000 years old