Ceprano

This skull is among the oldest known fossil human skulls from Europe. Some scientists think it's a unique species, called Homo cepranensis.

Image of Homo heidelbergensis, Ceprano skull, 3/4 view
Ceprano
Exhibit item
Site: 
Ceprano, Italy
Date of discovery: 
1994
Discovered by: 
Italo Biddittu
Age: 
Between 1 million and 700,000 years old