5.8 – BEYOND NAZCA (2.15.13)

ELONGATED SKULLS [9d]

Western Bolivia. 400 miles east of the Nazca plain, near Lake Titicaca, lay the ancient ruins of Tiahuanaco. According to archaeologists, this ancient city was the capital of the Tiahuanaco culture that thrived more than 1,000 years ago. But Ancient Astronaut Theorists believe that Tiahuanaco is also the place where the mysterious Nazca Lines seem to be pointing to. But if so, why?

“When we consider the Nazca Lines in Peru, we have to consider them in their context. They’re not isolated phenomena. There might not be other examples exactly like the Nazca Lines, but they would be embedded in a larger ritualized or ceremonial landscape that might include other famous places from ancient cultures, such as Tiahuanaco.”

– Richard Leviton (Author, Welcome to Your New Designer Planet)

“At Tiahuanaco, we can find hundreds of glyphs. We can find faces. We can find carvings of all sorts of different things.”

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

According to legend, Tiahuanaco was created as a tribute to beings called Sky People, under the direction of Viracocha, the Inca god linked to Nazca. But might these Sky People be the same extraterrestrials who helped create the Nazca Lines thousands of years ago? According to Ancient Astronaut Theorists, the answer is yes.

“Nazca, in a sense, is really a way station along the coast of Peru. There’s an indication there that once you arrived in Nazca with your airship, the lines themselves directed you into the Andes to the giant megalithic cities of Tiahuanaco and Puma Punku.”

– David Childress (Author, Technology of the Gods),
(Ancient Technology of Peru & Bolivia)

But is there other evidence of an extraterrestrial presence at Tiahuanaco? Evidence that may give us insight into the true nature of the Ancient Aliens who allegedly visited Nazca in the remote past?

“There are many connections between the Nazca culture along the west coast of Peru, and the inland cultures, the Andean cultures of Tiahuanaco, Puma Punku and Cuzco. All throughout this area, they found evidence of these unusual elongated skulls in all these different places, not just in one area. And so, it seems like they were the builders of these sites.”

Hugh Newman (Author, Earth Grids)

Found in numerous gravesites in the region, these elongated skulls have a cranial capacity 25% larger than human skulls. But where did they come from?

“You will find academic critics who will say it was because there were some Incas who wrapped their baby’s heads in some kind of blankets or cloths to make them grow long. A kind of cosmetic procedure. There’s a lot of argument on the other side that there is not one single piece of cultural evidence that the Incas ever bound the heads. So, you’ve got a conflict there among archeologists, even looking at the Peruvian heads.”

– Linda Moulton Howe
(Author / Investigative Journalist, Earthfiles)

“I suggest the extraterrestrials who were here thousands of years ago they had elongated heads, and our ancestors simply wanted to copy it. They made it in the beginning. They hoped that they would become similar to the extraterrestrials they have seen a long time ago.”

Erich von Däniken (Author, Chariots of the Gods?)

“They are physically changing the appearance of their children to resemble the physical appearance of the deities. For the Nazca people to have done that, it means that these people somehow preserved the memory of such physical contact with a deity.”

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

But if there is no evidence of the skulls being created by means of binding, or other man-made means, then how can they be explained? Could there be another, perhaps more extraterrestrial, explanation? Might they be evidence of some kind of human-alien hybrid race, a race that not only lived in western Peru but who may have also inhabited ancient Egypt? According to Ancient Astronaut Theorists, the answer is a profound yes. And they also cite a link between the people of Nazca and the god Viracocha.

“What’s most interesting is the fact that Viracocha was also said to be the builder of all these sites. So, was he part of the race of the elongated skull people that came to this land and built all these amazing megalithic temples as well as the Nazca Lines?”

Hugh Newman (Author, Earth Grids)

What is perhaps as mysterious as the origin of the elongated skulls is the fate of the Nazca people. According to most archaeologists, both Nazca and Tiahuanaco were suddenly abandoned at about the same time approximately 1,000 years ago.

“Those civilizations, I think, are connected to what was going on in the Peruvian desert with the Nazca. To what extent? I don’t think we know. There’s not enough information that has been gleaned from those civilizations, but they both disappeared around the same time for whatever reasons.”

– Ken Storch
(Paranormal Investigator / Ret. Police Officer)

“But there was some shift in the earth right then, either some massive earthquake that even caused Lake Titicaca to flood the whole area or perhaps it was some kind of cosmic war between the extraterrestrials. But once that mining center – the, in a sense, the capital of this area – was destroyed and no longer functioning, Nazca became this backwater where nothing was really happening anymore. And it was during that period probably that many of the lines were drawn and the figures, trying to attract the extraterrestrials.”

– David Childress (Author, Technology of the Gods),
(Ancient Technology of Peru & Bolivia)

Might the elongated skulls found at sites surrounding Nazca really be evidence that extraterrestrial beings once visited Earth thousands of years ago? And, if so, is it also possible that these otherworldly beings came to mine precious minerals until they were mysteriously destroyed, as some Ancient Astronaut Theorists contend? Perhaps further evidence can be found hidden in plain sight at mysterious mounds and crop circles found all over the world.

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