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Photo of Homo heidelbergensis, Ceprano, skull 3/4 view
Exhibit Item
Site: Ceprano, Italy
Year of Discovery: 1994
Discovered by: Italo Biddittu
Age: Between 1 million and 700,000 years old

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

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