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I loved Archaeology as a kid, but even back then in the 1960's I saw things that I was sure of, and the people in the field had another explanation for it. Such as the water erosion of the Sphinx in Egypt. I knew it was water, and they said wind blown sand. I didn't understand why they would come up with such crazy explanations until later when I learned it would upset their timeline for Human activity on this planet. The kind of rain it would take to erode the Sphinx like that stopped around 10,500 BC, and if they admitted it was water erosion it meant that the Sphinx was around long before that.
Over time things that didn't fit the accepted timeline was placed away where no one could see. Hidden away in Museums someplace, people have started to ask questions, and look into such OOPArt, or Out Of Place Artifacts. There are even some items that were bought up, and disappeared without a trace. It's been kind of a Mystery as to why our History has been hidden from us. Some say it hasn't, and you just need to go with what the experts tell us, and others are sure that there are things that happened way back when that are so enormous the people of today just couldn't handle it.
I started to find people that came to the same conclusions that I did, and one of them was Michael A. Cremo, who figured out that Humans lived on Earth for not thousands of years, but millions of years. We know there have been at least 5 major extinction events on this planet, maybe more, and it's not hard to think maybe such advanced civilizations didn't make it, and with only a few humans surviving they had to start all over again. If something like this happened today, not many people would have the knowledge to pick up right where we left off, and continue an advanced culture. It's the things left behind from such cultures that we are finding today that points to some very advanced civilizations all over the world in the past. Some things are hard to date, and other things give us dates of hundreds of thousands of years in the past.
Now there are people that will stick their necks out for the truth, and refuse to back off what the data shows. Robert M. Schock was one of the first to go after the Main Stream Archaeologist to prove that it was water, not wind blown sand, that eroded the Great Sphinx.
Over the years more and more questions have come up about just how long Humans have been around. Seems we have found things that go back around 130,000 years that would say there was advanced Humans around even then. Some like to bring in the Ancient Aliens subject, but I tend to believe that it was Humans that lived here, not Aliens, and that we had gone through the advancements just as we did this time, but for them they either had a problem with something from space, such as an asteroid or comet, or maybe even something from the sun such as a solar flare, that destroyed most of the life on Earth. Others believe that Human Kind destroyed themselves, and from what's going on right now, I figure that is a really good possibility. Humanity may have conquered space flight, and even been on the Moon, and even Mars. Maybe Mars is where we all started from, and we haven't figured out that destroying ourselves is not a good idea yet.
There are many things that point in that direction, such as ancient writings telling of race of humans that were fighting with the power of the sun. When Robert J. Oppenheimer, one of the creators of the first "Modern Day" Atomic Bomb, uttered the words from the Bhagavad-Gita after the first test at Trinity, it's clear that even he knew this may have happened before.. The words he uttered was, "Now, I am become Death, the destroyer of worlds". Even more interesting was when Oppenheimer was giving a speech at Rochester University, during the Question and Answer period, a student asked a question. Student: "Was the bomb exploded at Alamogordo during the Manhattan Project the first one to be detonated?" to witch Dr. Oppenheimer answered, "Well – yes. In modern times, of course."
In the South of Pakistan, there is a city named Mohenjo Daro, (translation - Mound of the Dead), discovered in 1922, when excavated in the 1930's, skeletons were discovered to have 50 times more radiation than they should have, meaning something happened that totally destroyed the city with high heat and radiation. From the website, Ancient Origins, they talk about how Archaeologist have gone from one theory to another trying to figure out just how this city was destroyed. Nothing seemed to fit, from conventional war, to floods to a plague, but none of that explained what they saw. As time went on, the vitrification at the epicenter expanded 50 yards wide and everything within was crystallized fused or melted. Sixty yards from the center bricks were melted on one side indicating a blast. When you look at all the information, and the Ancient writings, you surly have to wonder. When Erich von Däniken, in "Chariots of the Gods", quoted a passage from the Mahabharata that states: "... (it was) a single projectile Charged with all the power of the Universe. An incandescent column of smoke and flame As bright as the thousand suns Rose in all its splendor...
...it was an unknown weapon, An iron thunderbolt, A gigantic messenger of death, Which reduced to ashes The entire race of the Vrishnis and the Andhakas.
...The corpses were so burned As to be unrecognizable. The hair and nails fell out; Pottery broke without apparent cause, And the birds turned white. After a few hours All foodstuffs were infected...
....to escape from this fire The soldiers threw themselves in streams To wash themselves and their equipment."
This verse is widely used when talking about Ancient Nuclear Wars that may have happened. From Beyond Science there is this video: Evidence That Ancient NUCLEAR WAR Occurred 4,000 YEARS Ago, but I think it was much further back, if at all, than 4,000 years. Mike Chen also points out the skeptics point of view, and the problems with the excavation at that site. But because of that written verse, it sure seems like Ancient India knew the effects of an Atomic Weapon. Could it be they witnessed it first hand?
There are lots of debunkers out there, and they tried to debunk all this, but I believe they fell short on many fronts. There is one thing they didn't mention in their debunking, and that is a comet exploding in the atmosphere, as like what may have happened in the Tunguska event. This also may have happened in and around Ancient Egypt, as a lot of artifacts made by the Egyptians included green glass made by high heat on the sand, kind of like the glass found at the Trinity Site. The BBC did a Documentary about The Mystery Of The Egyptian Desert Glass, and it shows that something heated up the desert to a point that the sand melted into glass. Others have also pointed out that it was not only in the desert, but shows extreme heating on the buildings in Egypt also. From Brien Foerster, this video shows Heat Damage at Luxor Egypt: Evidence Of Ancient Cataclysmic Heat Damage At The Ramesseum In Egypt So it's clear, something happened in our distant past, and it really doesn't matter if it was an Asteroid, a Comet, Drastic Earth Changes, Volcanoes, or even a Nuclear War, Humans had to start over.
Here are just a few of the Artifacts that have been found, that says Humans have been around for far longer than we think.
Found in a lump of coal, the “Fisher Canyon Footprint” has been dated to around 15 Million Years Old. 15 Million Year Old Shoe Print Found In Lump Of Coal
The London Hammer, found in sediment said to be 140 – 300 Million Years Old. This video is from the Director of the Creation Evidence Museum, Carl E. Baugh, in Glen Rose, Texas. London hammer - 140 million year old artifact
Dinosaurs were said to have died off 65 Million Years ago, yet there are places that have cave art depicting Humans hunting Dinosaurs, or at least cohabitating with Dinosaurs. Here is one such cave. Prehistoric Cave Art Discovered Shows Humans & Dinosaurs? Can we say, "Flintstones" boys and girls?
Okay, I've set the stage for you. Things are not as they seem for sure, but what is the real answer? Remember, Adolf Hitler and the Third Reich went on a world wide search trying to find the Ancient Weapons written about in India, and also other artifacts from Ancient times to help him win the second world war. Has our History been hidden from us, and why?
Forbidden Archaeology Links of Interest..
1. Brien Foerster - Of Hidden Inca Tours, visits some of the most interesting sites around the world.
2. Zohar StarGate "Ancient Discoveries" - This YouTube channel serves as an excellent introduction to hitherto suppressed and alternative accounts of history as contributors raise questions about the origins of civilization and humanity and ancient technology.
3. DTTV Studio - Covering Ancient Mysteries, Lost Civilizations, Forbidden Archaeology and more. Around 3,000 videos to watch..
4. DTTV Archaeology Answers - Another channel from DTTV, covering Ancient Mysteries, Lost Civilizations, Forbidden Archaeology and more. Around 3,000 videos to watch..
5. DTTV Documentaries - Another channel from DTTV, for Documentaries of Ancient Mysteries, Lost Civilizations, and Forbidden Archaeology.
6. Ancient Astronaut Archive - The Archive is a repository of data, research, and discoveries related to Earth's ancient past and origin. We are on an exploration of the more esoteric historical references that do not necessarily fit in with the current academic paradigm. Although the Archive is politically and religiously neutral, our various presentations and posts sometimes necessitate including historical references that analyze both. The Archive is simply asking “what if?” at the next level.
7. UnchartedX - I've spent a lot of time throughout my life travelling to, photographing and filming ancient sites all around the world, and (more recently) interviewing and talking to many of the leading researchers and authors, many of whom are working to uncover the true origins of the mystery that is our past. I believe there is a need for high quality content that addresses the new science and new discoveries that should affect how we view the past, and to examine the contradictions that are clearly evident on ancient sites, and in our orthodox version of history.
8. Ancient Architects - Ancient history, mysteries and megalithic architecture, researched, written and presented by geologist and amateur ancient historian Matthew Sibson, offering fresh interpretations on ancient sites around the world. Specialisms include the Giza Plateau in Egypt and Neolithic Britain.
9. Mystery History - Join us on a quest to unravel the real story of our Earth.
10. Mystery History II - This Is The Official Secondary Channel of the Mystery History Channel Link.
11. The Lost History Channel - The Lost History Channel Invites YOU the viewer to embark with us on an epic voyage of discovery into the past where the chains of silence have been holding back the TRUTH about our Civilization throughout the ages, The Truth is stranger than common belief but your journey of 'Re' Discovery begins with us.
12. Recording Archaeology - This channel shows presentations from Archaeology conferences.
13. Ancient Origins - While many believe that we already hold knowledge of humanity's origins, our view is that there still exists a multitude of anomalies and mysteries in humanity's past that deserve further examination.
We therefore wish to foster an open community that is dedicated to investigating, understanding and explaining the origins of our species on planet earth. Our aim is to move beyond theories and to present a thorough examination of current research and evidence and to offer alternative viewpoints and explanations to those currently held by mainstream science, archaeology and religion.
14. Unexplained Mysteries - Welcome to Unexplained Mysteries. A channel dedicated to posting Top5s style videos, the main topic of the videos are Unexplained Mysteries, Countdowns, History, Strange, Facts, Paranormal and Horror.
15. Out of Place Discoveries - Not active today, as the last video they posted was from 2 years ago, still a lot of interesting lectures about our past are still worth the watch..
Strange out of place and time discoveries! So many out of place or out of time discoveries have still not been explained. Questions remain unanswered.