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Gibraltar 1

Image of Gibraltar Skull, 3/4 view
Gibraltar 1
Exhibit Item
Site: Forbes' Quarry, Gibraltar
Year 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".

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