5.18 – ALIEN CREATIONS (11.1.13)

CRANIAL TREPANATION [19c]

Northern Turkey. 2010. While digging at an archaeological site in the Samsun Province, archaeologists unearth hundreds of skeletal remains and ancient skulls dating back more than 4,000 years. Strangely, 14 of the skulls have large holes, providing what some scholars believe is proof that ancient man carried out a remarkably sophisticated type of brain surgery called cranial trepanation.

“Trepanation is making an opening into the skull. We do it on a routine basis in today’s neurosurgery to get exposure of the brain, to remove a tumor or remove a blood clot. But it was done in ancient times probably to repair traumatic brain injuries from accidents and war injuries.”

Neil Martin, MD (Chief of Neurosurgery, Ronald Regan UCLA Med Ctr)

“Ancient cultures did this all over the world in Peru, in Europe, in Asia and Africa. They were literally cutting holes in people’s heads, successfully opening up their skulls, removing skull material and then covering it up again, and the patients were surviving this and living long lives.”

    – David Childress (Author, Technology of the Gods)

Even with the delicate and highly sophisticated tools in use today, neurosurgery is a complicated and risky procedure, one involving the body’s most complex organ, the human brain.

“Today’s neurosurgery provides us with some remarkable new digital tools. We have what is the equivalent now of a GPS system that allows us to navigate around the intracranial space. We also are able to use preoperative imaging now to create an individual map of the brain and the brain function. Those maps are critical to do modern neurosurgery.”

Neil Martin, MD (Chief of Neurosurgery, Ronald Regan UCLA Med Ctr)

But how could an ancient civilization have learned such highly advanced methods for operating on a human brain hundreds of years before such procedures were even attempted in other parts of the world? Perhaps the answers can be found by looking at a collection of human skulls discovered a century ago near the Peruvian Andes. Here, at the San Diego Museum of Man, is an extensive display of pre-Columbian antiquities, including one of the largest collections of skulls in the world. Dr. Tori Randall, a chief paleoanthropologist, has spent years studying the ancient practice of trepanation.

“These skulls are about 1,000 years old. They’re Incan skulls, and they’re special because they have trepanations, and you can see from the hole right here in the head they’ve had skull surgery performed on them. It seems likely that a lot of these trepanations were happening based on warfare or healing some type of traumatic injury. They seem to have performed the actual trepanations in parts of the skull where there wasn’t a lot of cranial musculature, which would’ve made it more difficult. One thing that they used were tumis, which are usually made out of bronze or copper.  And they’re this little curvilinear knife. This is definitely a very well planned out practice, very successful, and it happened well before the advent of modern medicine. And the fact that so many individuals survived meant that they were very good at it.”

– Tori Randall, Ph.D.
(Curator, Physical Anthropology, San Diego Museum of Man)

“It’s remarkable that we see evidence of healing and recovery and survival in so many of the archaeological specimens, the skulls that show signs of bone healing. They must have had a good sense of meticulous technique. But it had to be a rough ordeal for the individual patient.”

Neil Martin, MD (Chief of Neurosurgery, Ronald Regan UCLA Med Ctr)

According to Dr. Randall’s findings, the Inca surgeons were also skilled at avoiding parts of the brain that would have damaged important nerves and affected motor skills.

“What this means is that our ancient ancestors had extraordinary information about the brain. It means that they had detailed knowledge about human anatomy way beyond what we normally attribute to them. It involves an extraordinary amount of scientific information.”

– 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)

“All over the world, we see skulls with curious small holes drilled in, and in these ancient cultures, the practice of trepanation was often said to have been given to them by the gods. So, it’s possible that extraterrestrial technology had the ability to see into the brain.”

David Wilcock (Author/Filmmaker),
(Author, The Source Field Investigations),
(The Synchronicity Key)

Could the ancient Incan knowledge of brain surgery have really come from an extraterrestrial source? And if so, might ancient alien visitors have passed on any other medical knowledge? Ancient Astronaut Theorists believe further evidence can be found just a few hundred miles from where the trepanned Incan skulls were found.

80 miles northwest of the famous Nazca Lines, lies the small city of Ica, Peru. In 1966, a local physician named Javier Cabrera acquired several andesite stones unearthed in the desert here, stones etched with mysterious depictions of ancient, pre-Columbian people.

“The Ica stones really give a different perspective on what the locals believed history was all about. And the Ica stones, what they really spell out, or indicate at least, is that history is not the way we know it.”

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

“Each of these people interacting with what seems to be prehistoric animals, people looking through telescopes. Some of the Ica stones seem to be strange maps of the world before ours. And one of the things that the Ica stones depicts is ancient surgeries.”

David Childress (Author, Technology of the Gods)

Also carved on dozens of these stones are images of brain surgeries, cesarean sections and even tracheotomies. But one stone is among the most mysterious. It is thought to depict two surgeons with a heart between them as they appear to be reconnecting the blood vessels. Could this really be evidence that ancient man was capable of transplanting a human heart?

“The Ica stones are one of the very few examples of our ancients actually performing surgery.”

– 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)

“It seems impossible that ancient people were doing anything like this, and therefore, it would seem to be that this is knowledge and medical knowledge that’s coming from some advanced civilization of extraterrestrials.”

 – David Childress (Author, Technology of the Gods)

Is it possible, as Ancient Astronaut Theorists suggest, that extraterrestrial beings taught mankind advanced medical procedures like cranial trepanation and heart transplants in the distant past? And if so, might these alien beings have shared other, perhaps even more profound, secrets and techniques of healing? Some researchers believe further evidence can be found in the legends and mythologies of the ancient Irish people and a god they knew as Dian Cecht.

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