Gibraltar Man

@article{1937GibraltarM,
  title={Gibraltar Man},
  author={},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1937},
  volume={140},
  pages={961-962}
}
  • Published 1937
  • Nature
THE gift of this historic tooth of Neanderthal type from Gibraltar to the British Museum (Natural History) serves to recall the fact that it is only by little more than an accident that a certain primitive type of Homo is now known specifically as “Neanderthal” and not as Calpicus, from Calpè, an ancient name for Gibraltar ; for the first known example of Neanderthal man came to light in a rock-shelter, or the remains of a cave, in Forbes' Quarry, Gibraltar, in 1848, nine years before the… Expand