Unmasking of Piltdown Man

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Unmasking of Piltdown Man


A BBC news feature explores a twentieth-century "scientific embarrassment." The Piltdown Man fossils, originally thought to present a link between apes and humans, were revealed to be forgeries forty years after being discovered. Find images of the fraudulent specimens and tools, a collection of articles about the hoax, and video and audio presentations on this forgery and other forgeries in archaeology.

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• High School Middle School

Duane Sanders

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