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A unique chance to name a Bronze Age man in Gibraltar

What should this Bronze Age man be called?
What should this Bronze Age man be called? / GIBRALTAR NATIONAL MUSEUM
  • The National Museum's latest human reconstruction is based on remains found in Bray's Cave

It isn't an opportunity that comes up very often, but the Gibraltar National Museum is asking members of the public to help give a name to its latest human reconstruction, a Bronze Age man from Bray's Cave in Gibraltar.

Local people have sent in numerous suggestions, and the museum staff were delighted to have had so many to choose from. Now, they have drawn up a shortlist of five names, each with a particular meaning, and have put a poll on the Museum's Twitter account to decide the winner.

The choices are: Brayman, meaning the man from Bray's Cave, where he was buried; Gib-ray, combining the names Gibraltar and Bray's Cave; Gib-Son, or son of Gibraltar; Lithos, the Greek word for stone or rock; and Yantar, meaning amber in Russian (because he was from the Russian steppe and was buried with an amber bead).

The poll closes at midday on Monday, 8 February.