Unveiling of 'Calpeia' – the face of a 7500-year-old Gibraltarian woman

September 17, 2019 - General

A forensic reconstruction of the head of a Neolithic woman who lived in Gibraltar 7,500 years ago was unveiled by the Minister for Heritage Dr John Cortes yesterday.

Credit: Johnny Bugeja/Gibraltar ChronicleNamed “Calpeia”, a reference to the Rock’s classical name, her remains had been found and excavated, by archaeologists working with the Gibraltar National Museum, from a cave burial near Europa Point in 1996.

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