BBC News: The Unmasking of Piltdown Man
Examine the specimens yourself, learn how the drama unfolded, and meet the chief suspects involved in the great scientific embarrassment.
Piltdown: The Man that Never Was
Story of the English 1913 paleoanthropological hoax that consisted of a modern human skull and jaw of an ape.
BBC News: Charles Dawson: 'The Piltdown Faker'
2003 article commemorating the 50th anniversary of the unmasking of the Piltdown Man hoax. Archaeologist Dr. Miles Russell explains why he believes Charles Dawson was the man behind it all.
Skeptic's Dictionary: Piltdown Hoax
Background on the archaeological site in England where in 1908 and 1912 human, ape, and other mammal fossils were found together.
Article by Chris Stringer examining the Piltdown Man hoax.
Describes one of the most famous frauds in the history of science, the paleontological "man who never was."
Earliest Englishman X, The
Text of the book by Sir Arthur Smith Woodward published in 1948. It accounts the story of the discovery of the Piltdown Man, which was later found out to be a fraud.
Reports on the Finds: 1912-1917
Hyperlinked list of the major Piltdown Man reports, as they were delivered to the Geological Society of London by the major investigators: Charles Dawson, Arthur Smith Woodward, and Elliot Smith.
NOVA: The Boldest Hoax
Gets to the bottom of the greatest scientific hoodwinking of all time, the Piltdown Man hoax.