Tag Archive for cranial deformation

Elongated skull find in Russia hijacked for pseudoarchaeology ideas

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UFO watchers are in a tizz over the discovery of an ancient skeleton with an elongated skull that resembles an ALIEN. The humanoid skeleton was unearthed from a site known as Russia’s Stonehenge and it is being heralded as proof that aliens visited Earth thousands of years ago. Researcher Maria Makurova told Russian news agency…

Foerster, Pye and Ketchum collaborate: Paracas elongated skull exposed! (UPDATE)

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NEW (09-Feb-2014): Brien Foerster has contacted me saying that Melba Ketchum is not the geneticist behind the released results. See more details in the update below. On the south coast of Peru in 1928, Peruvian archaeologist, Julio Tello, discovered a collection of remains of individuals with unusually elongated skulls. Cranial deformation is a widely known practice…

Holy skulls! Evidence around the world for trepanning

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There is a good reason why our skull is solid. It’s not supposed to have ventilation. Ancient cranial surgery: Practice of drilling holes in the cranium that dates back thousands of years. [E]vidence shows that healers in Peru practiced trepanation — a surgical procedure that involves removing a section of the cranial vault using a…

Starchild skull proponent Lloyd Pye has died

Pye with the Starchild skull

Lloyd Anthony Pye, an American author and paranormal researcher, has died after a bout with lymphoma cancer. He was best known for his promotion of the Starchild skull, a deformed specimen, which he claims is remains of an alien-human hybrid. DNA tests have shown it is human (and both parents were human) suffering probably from…

Deformed skulls found in ancient Mexican mass grave

Photo credit: INAH – Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia

A disturbing find… but not that unusual it seems. Cranial deformation discovered in 1000 year old Mexican cemetery : Past Horizons Archaeology. The burial ground consists of 25 individuals; 13 have intentional cranial deformation and five also have dental mutilation, cultural practices which are similar to those of pre-Hispanic groups in southern Sinaloa and northern…