Remains of Primitive Man found in Piltdown on Display

Published: 18 June 1913

Cast copies of the remains of a primitive man, discovered by Dr Smith Woodward, in a gravel pit in Piltdown last December, have gone on display in the National Museum. According to tests, these remains are the oldest of any human ever discovered, and having examined the skull, experts have concluded that this is the most primitive brain ever recorded. Those who wish to learn more will find this primitive man on display in the lobby of the National Museum.

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