|Title: Current history, Volume 14 Current history. Publisher: New York Times Co., 1921. Original from: Harvard University. Digitized: Aug 4, 2008.|
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The identity of the Piltdown forger remains unknown, suspects have included Dawson, Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, Arthur Keith, Martin A. C. Hinton, Horace de Vere Cole and Arthur Conan Doyle and numerous others.
Facts suggest that Martin A.C. Hinton, a volunteer at the British Museum was the culprit. He was attempting to embarrass Arthur Smith Woodward, curator of the Museum's paleontology department, because Woodward had refused Hinton's request for a pay raise.