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Related to Eoanthropus: Piltdown hoax
The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
a fossil man that several authors, including M. Boule and H. Osborn, proposed lived in the late Tertiary. A finding of human jawbones in Piltdown, England, was presented as proof of its existence, however, it turned out to be a fraud.
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