village in Sussex, England, site where a fossil humanoid skull was said to have been found (1912), proved a fraud in 1953.
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Piltdown man saw, heard, felt, thought and dreamt much as we still do.The Black Man's Place in South Africa|Peter Nielsen
The Piltdown skull appears to date back to a period vastly more ancient than Neanderthal times.Ancient Man in Britain|Donald A. (Donald Alexander) Mackenzie
Another offshoot from the main line is probably represented by the Piltdown man, found in Sussex in 1912.The Outline of Science, Vol. 1 (of 4)|J. Arthur Thomson
It is possible that the Mauer jaw and the Piltdown skull belong to this stage.Man, Past and Present|Agustus Henry Keane
Since the Piltdown man was found in association with such implements, it is at once seen that the two questions hang together.Men of the Old Stone Age|Henry Fairfield Osborn