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Categories: 1910s hoaxes, Archaeological forgeries, History of East Sussex, Academic scandals, 1912 in science
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Piltdown man  Piltdown hoax  Dawson's dawn-man  Dawson's dawn-men  Dawson's dawn man
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A supposedly primitive man later proven to be a hoax WordNet 3.0
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A supposedly primitive man later proven to be a hoax WordNet 3.0 & WordNet 2020
The Piltdown Man was a paleoanthropological fraud in which bone fragments were presented as the fossilised remains of a previously unknown early human. Wikipedia
A supposed early human theorized from bone fragments said to have been found in a gravel pit in Piltdown, England, in 1912, but later identified as a forgery. Wiktionary
Forged bone fragments of an early human. Wiktionary (translation)