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Cardiff Giant

  • By: Victor B. Stolberg
  • In: Encyclopedia of Deception
  • Edited by: Timothy R. Levine
  • Subject:Interpersonal Relationships, Interpersonal Communication, Moral Development

The Cardiff Giant was one of the most celebrated hoaxes of the 19th-century United States. This famous scam surrounded the discovery of a large stone sculpture, purported to be either an ancient statue or the petrified remains of an antediluvian giant ...

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