Gibraltar 1

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
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