The Piltdown Man

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The Piltdown Man (Eoanthropus dawsoni) is a collection of "fossils" of a human skull.They were found several years ago included a mandible and set of teeth, parts of a human-like skull and a canine tooth. In 1912, Piltdown Man was introduced by Woodward and Dawson to the scientific community. By the early 20th century, from the evolutionary theory, it was predicted that it was a "missing link” that prove that the ape-like jaw belonged with the human-like skull.

The Piltdown man fossils were found in Pleistocene gravel beds near Piltdown, East Sussex.

It was a “ missing link’’ which definitely prove that man had evolved from the same ancestors as modern apes. The bone of the skull has resembled the human and the light jawbone resembled

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