Are Abnormal Archaeological Findings Evidence of Extraterrestrial Life?
To reveal and examine bones and fossils; is one of many ways scientists have strived to better understand humanity’s common history and evolution. However, some discoveries raised more questions than answers. Could these anomalous archaeological findings be evidence of extraterrestrial life? Evidence of alien-human hybrids? Or is it just a scam?
Stuff They Don’t Want You To Know hosts Matt Frederick, Ben Bowlin, and Noel Brown descend into the Strange World of Inexplicable Skeletons in this podcast episode to separate legends from mysteries.
Piltdown Man Discovered by Charles Dawson
It would be easy to ignore all these extraordinary archaeological findings as anything but hoaxes for money or fame, as they have happened many times. Most famously, Piltdown Man, discovered by amateur archaeologist Charles Dawson in 1912, was touted as the missing link between man and ape.
The skull, said to be 500,000 years old, was shaped like an orangutan, but its teeth and jawbone were closer to a human. The Piltdown Man skull was retested using newer techniques. It was not known that it was a fake until 1949. It turned out to be an artificially aged orangutan skull with teeth filed.
Another famous hoax belongs to Anna Mitchell-Hughes, who claimed to have discovered a crystal skull while searching for the lost city of Atlantis in the Mayan ruin. The Mayans told Mitchell-Hughes that the skull was used to pass on the information of an elder to a younger member of the tribe before the elder died.
It was discovered that Mitchell-Hughes bought the skull only at an auction in Sotheby’s, and crystal skulls are usually no more than 150 years old, according to experts. This skull was made with modern tools and techniques not found in ancient civilizations.
Mermaid Dr. Exhibited in New York in 1842 by J. Griffith
Fiji, or Feejee, Mermaid Dr. It made a huge leap forward when it was exhibited in New York in 1842 by J. Griffith. But this archaeological find turned out to be fake, edited by the greatest entertainer PT Barnum. The Mermaid turned out to be the top half of a monkey tied to a fishtail, and “Dr.” Griffith was Barnum’s accomplice. Quite a lot of ticket money was made before the secret of the two men was revealed.
But some skeletons are real and confusing enough to warrant further investigation. In 1999, paranormal researcher Lloyd Pye claimed to have discovered a human-alien hybrid skeleton called “Starchild” in a tunnel southwest of Chihuahua, Mexico, in 1930.
The skull was larger than average and the back was flattened, which led Pye to think that he was the offspring of an alien and a human female. But DNA research has proven that the skull belongs to a human, and most likely a child who died of a disease that caused the swelling of the brain.
Perhaps the most surprising archaeological find is the 6-inch-long (15 centimeters) skeleton found in the Atacama Desert in Chile in 2003. In a completely human form, but too small. It was believed that this was a fetus or a very young child.
But tests on the bones showed growth plates similar to those of a 6 to the 8-year-old child and had mature teeth in his mouth. How could a 6-year-old be only 6 inches tall? What about the Kyshtym dwarf, Littlemore Abbey, and the Peruvian three-toed mummy? You will need to listen to the entire podcast to learn all of these.