3.6 – ALIENS & ANCIENT ENGINEERS (9.1.11)

TEOTIHUACAN [7c]

Central Mexico. 35 miles northeast of Mexico City. Here in a highlands plateau, lies the enormous archaeological site of the ancient city of Teotihuacán. Established around 100 BC, and lasting until its fall between the seventh and eighth centuries, Teotihuacán was once one of the largest cities in the ancient world, with over 150,000 inhabitants at its peak.

“When you enter the city, you are immediately struck by sort of that modern layout of a city. You have a Street of the Dead that goes for miles, along which you have all of the major ceremonial architecture, including some of the largest buildings ever erected in the New World.”

– David Cheetham, Ph.D.
(Archaeologist, Arizona State Univ.)

According to scholars, the advanced design of Teotihuacán suggests that ancient builders had knowledge, not only of architecture, but of complex mathematical and astronomical sciences. From the air, the city’s layout strangely resembles a computer circuit board with two large processor chips – the Sun Pyramid and the Moon Pyramid. Researchers have also found numerous and remarkable similarities to the Great Pyramids of Egypt.

“When we look at these buildings, we find the same mathematics incorporated into them than what we find in the Great Pyramids and the surrounding pyramids of the Giza Plateau.”

– Philip Coppens
(Author, The Ancient Alien Question),
(The Lost Civilization Enigma)

“The Great Pyramid of Khufu at Giza and the Sun Pyramid at Teotihuacán apparently have about the same base, almost 750 feet square.”

Arlan Andrews, Ph.D. (Mechanical Engineer)

“The base perimeter of the Pyramid of the Sun is four Pi times its height. In Giza, it’s two pi times its height. Essentially, the Pyramid of the Sun is exactly half as tall as the Pyramid of Giza.”

– Giorgio A. Tsoukalos
(Publisher, Legendary Times Magazine)

“Teotihuacán is created according to a specific layout. The Temple of the Sun, the Temple of the Moon, and the Temple of Quetzalcoatl are in the same layout as Orion’s Belt, which is basically the formation, which the three pyramids of the Giza Plateau have been laid out into, as well.”

– Philip Coppens
(Author, The Ancient Alien Question),
(The Lost Civilization Enigma)

Might the design and layout of Teotihuacán be comparable to that of Giza because of similar influence by extraterrestrial visitors, as Ancient Astronaut Theorists believe?

“When you have similar pyramid complexes, like the ones at Teotihuacán, and the ones at Giza you have to kind of think that the same builders, the same designers are behind these giant complexes.”

David Childress (Author, Technology of the Gods)

But perhaps the most intriguing aspect of Teotihuacán is the finding by archaeologists, of the extensive use of mica embedded in numerous structures. A mineral only found 3,000 miles away, in Brazil.

“It is found in all buildings, housing complexes, temples and, along the roads, it is found everywhere.”

– Joel Palka, Ph.D.
(Anthropology, Univ. of Illinois, Chicago)

“These mica sheets were probably transported from thousands of miles away, from Brazil. That’s the nearest source. Now, what would you wanna do that? Obviously they were not there for decoration, because you couldn’t see them.”

– Andrew Collins (Author, Gateway to Atlantis),
(The Cygnus Mystery), (Beneath the Pyramids),
(Göbekli Tepe: Genesis of the Gods)

“Mica has some electrical properties that make it very good for being an isolator. It resists the transformation of electricity, it’s also very good at being able to be stable at high temperatures so that it can be used in furnace windows and oven windows. It is clear so you can see through it, and at the same time, it stands up to the temperature and electrical discharges.”

Richard Berggreen (Geologist, Geosyntec Consultants)

“So we know that they must have had a very specific and good reason to incorporate it. And the only possible reasons really why they would be doing this is because somehow it was part of some technology.”

– Philip Coppens
(Author, The Ancient Alien Question),
(The Lost Civilization Enigma)

Recently, archaeologists have also discovered large quantities of mica crystals in a subterranean chamber, as well as, in several shafts that run beneath the Avenue of the Dead.

“There is an underground shaft that goes from the mica chamber in direction of the Pyramid of the Sun. So, is it possible that this mica chamber contained some type of an energy-producing device, a power plant that fed some of the other pyramids? It is possible.”

– Giorgio A. Tsoukalos
(Publisher, Legendary Times Magazine)

“There’s many similarities between the pyramids at Teotihuacán and the pyramids at Giza. Both have inner chambers. It’s thought by some that the Great Pyramid itself was a massive microwave generator, literally sending a beam up to a satellite, or powering some other kind of spacecraft or installation. We could have had the same thing happening here at Teotihuacán.”

David Childress (Author, Technology of the Gods)

If the Pyramid of the Sun were really designed to generate power, as Ancient Astronaut Theorists believe, could its mica-lined chambers and shafts have served as an interconnecting power grid for the entire city? Or could the use of mica have served another, perhaps more protective purpose?

“NASA uses mica to deflect the heat on many of their crafts, such as, the space shuttle. On reentry, the bottom part of the space shuttle is all lined with mica and is a perfect deflector of large amounts of heat.”

– Jason Martell
(Founder, AncientSchool),
(Author, Knowledge Apocalypse)

“Could the mica at Teotihuacán also have been used to shield and protect the ancient people perhaps from the blast of an extraterrestrial rocket taking off? Or even the radiation maybe from some kind of spacecraft?”

David Childress (Author, Technology of the Gods)

But if the ancient builders of Teotihuacán used mica for the purposes of power generation and radiation protection, then where did their advanced engineering and construction knowledge come from?

“Teotihuacán, like the ancient Egyptian pyramids, are believed to have been built by the Gods. And the gods ascended into the heavens in craft that we today think could be rocket ships. The builders certainly must have learned the secrets from the gods themselves.”

– William Henry (Author / Investigative Mythologist),
(Author, Freedom’s Gate), (The Judgment Day Device),
(Lost Secrets of the Watchers), (The Secret of Sion),
(Egypt: The Greatest Show on Earth)

“An interesting similarity with many of these ancient sites were reports of the gods ascending and descending from the heavens. It’s very possible that these were actually being used as landing sites. So, it’s very possible that the knowledge to build Teotihuacán was given to us by extraterrestrials.”

– Jason Martell
(Founder, AncientSchool),
(Author, Knowledge Apocalypse)

Do the ancient legends of flying alien beings and other strange creatures provide proof that Ancient Aliens did, in fact, influence the incredible architectural achievements of Teotihuacán? Perhaps more clues can be found on the other side of the planet and carved into the walls of sacred Indian temples.

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