The Piltdown Man was a hoax in which bone fragments were presented as the fossilised remains of a previously unknown early human. These fragments consisted of parts of a skull and jawbone, said to have been collected in 1912 from a gravel pit at Piltdown, East Sussex, England.
(Tilbury House) What do the Trojan Horse, Piltdown Man, the Keely Motor Company, and the Cottingley Fairies have in common? They were all famous hoaxes–lies, carefully designed and bolstered with false evidence.
Articles on Archaeological Forgery, Including: Piltdown Man, Cardiff Giant, Book of Veles, James Ossuary, Crystal Skull, Kensington Runestone, Glozel,
Fake - Including Starchild, Crystal Skulls, Andover Vampire, Horned Skulls, Misshapen(elongated) Skulls, Piltdown Man, Calveras Skull, Batavus Genuinus, Giant Skulls and variations of the above. - There is no proof of any and many have been "proved false". Others are unverifyable and claims are unproven and based on hearsay and tricks of photography. Many have mysteriously disappeared or the owners don't allow testing. A link is included to discussion of many of the fakes......