Selection of Paracas Elongated Skulls

Elongated Human Skulls Of Peru: Possible Evidence Of A Lost Human Species?

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Four hours drive south of Lima Peru one finds the Paracas Peninsula, part of which is an ecological reserve, where one can see wildlife such as sea lions, and a myriad of various sea bird species. The area is amazingly rich in seafood, and abundant fresh water exists just below the surface of the desert sands, suitable for irrigation free agriculture.

Therefore, it would seem to be a very liveable place for humans.  Stone tools, of various forms and styles of shaping have been found in the area, and cursory analysis has established dates of as old as 8000 years. The greatest of Peruvian archaeologists, Julio Tello, made studies in this area in 1928 and performed excavations on the north side of the peninsula, in the central area of the large semi-circular bay there. He discovered and excavated a massive and elaborate graveyard, where each tomb contained an entire family, each one ornately wrapped in multiple layers of highly stylized, woven and coloured cotton cloth. He also found the sand filled remains of subterranean houses, which turned out to be numerous; so numerous in fact, that the village stretched out for between 1 and 2 km just above the seashore.

But, the most amazing finds were the skulls, some enormously elongated. The scientific name for this is dolichocephally. Most skulls exhibiting this condition, found in many parts of the world, were clearly the result of the practice of head-binding, the process being known as cranial deformation. And so how was this achieved?

A very young child’s skull is pliant at birth, and remains in this way for months. It is therefore possible, by lashing a rope around the head, with a board placed at the back of the skull, and perhaps the front as well, to alter the shape of the head over time. Many authors state that the time period to perform this shaping was about 6 months to 3 years, but since the practice is no longer performed to my knowledge, no one really knows. Examples of this technique, supposedly last performed on infants in the Congo of Africa and the Island of Vanuatu in the south Pacific Ocean area known as Melanesia, well into the 20 th century, have also been found in Egypt, during the Amarna period, Sudan, Iraq, Syria, Russia, the island of Malta, as well as many places in Peru and Bolivia, and amongst the Olmecs of Mexico.

What you are capable of doing via this technique is to change the shape of the skull, but not the actual volume; you can alter the shape, but not the size. However, Tello found several skulls, at least 300 at the site called Cerro Colorado adjacent to the main graveyard in Paracas, which had cranial volume larger, and in some cases 25 percent larger (and perhaps more) than a conventional modern human skull. How is this possible? As I have said, deformation can alter shape, but not the volume of bone material.

It is therefore obvious that we are dealing with 2 different phenomena; elongation through binding, and elongation via genetics. The Paracas skulls are the largest found in the world, but from what root race stock would they have originated?  To suggest that the natural elongation was the result of hydrocephaly or some other clinical condition is ridiculous, when one takes into account that again,  at least 300 of them were found by Tello, and no one knows how many are still under the earth, in private collections, or gathering dust in museum warehouses in Peru, and beyond. Hydrocephaly would tend to make the skull expand evenly, making them more round than elongated. What is also intriguing is that these Paracas skulls, on average, weigh 60 percent more than contemporary human skulls from the same area.

Tello believed that the Paracas were related to the people of the Chavin culture, who created the famous megalithic site of Chavin de Huantar, mainly based on the fact that he saw similarities in pottery designs and motifs, especially feline figures. However, to my knowledge, no elongated skulls have been found in the area where the Chavin lived, north of Lima in the Ancash district, so that clearly is not the answer as to their origins. But, since Tello was the expert and main archaeologist at Chavin, where he placed an origin date of at least 3000 years ago, he then simply applied this for the Paracas as well, and no one has dared or bothered to refute his time line until now.

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They say Moses was an elongated skulled man like Akhenaten. If that is the case, the so called slaves from Egypt were not actually slaves. They were elongated skulled humanoids who wanted to be treated and acted like royal family of the ancient Egypt. Naturally, they were hated by the native human Egyptians and they had to escape the land of Egypt for survival. That is the story of Exodus. It is not exactly what they are saying in the bible. The large part the details of it is not even mentioned in the bible. The Egyptian side of the story is totally missing. So they concocted the story of chosen people. Obviously cone heads believed they are different than humans and they are chosen by their god. They killed their neighbors who were entirely humans including children and animals. Due to the genetic incompatibility with the humans they had the strong tendency to be antagonistic to humans as indicated many slaughtering activity of this cone head humanoids of their neighbors. Their main tactic was to deceive their neighbors and kill them off. But the true god acted against them. They faced extinction while humans flourished on earth. The present day Jews are the pretenders of the con heads in the biblical tale. They are not chosen nor deserve any special treatment in human society.

I know it is an unusual explanation, however in the Bible, and book of Enoch it mentions Fallen Angels 6 HANOCH - ENOCH 6: The fall of angels 6:1 In those days, when the children of man had multiplied, it happened that there were born unto them handsome and beautiful daughters.
6:2 And the angels, the children of heaven, saw them and desired them; and they said to one another, “Come, let us choose wives for ourselves from among the daughters of man and beget us children.”
6:3 And Semyaz, being their leader, said unto them, “I fear that perhaps you will not consent that this deed should be done, and I alone will become responsible for this great sin.”
6:4 But they all responded to him, “Let us all swear an oath and bind everyone among us by a curse not to abandon this suggestion but to do the deed.” Then they all swore together and bound one another by the curse.
6:5 And they were altogether two hundred; and they descended into 'Ardos, which is the summit of Hermon.
6:6 And they called the mount Armon, for they swore and bound one another by a curse.
6:7 And their names are as follows: Semyaz, the leader of Arakeb, Rame'el, Tam'el, Ram'el, Dan'el, Ezeqel, Baraqyal, As'el, Armaros, Batar'el, Anan'el, Zaqe'el, Sasomaspwe'el, Kestar'el, Tur’el, Yamayol, and Arazyal.
6:8 These are their chiefs of tens and of all the others with them.

These Nephilim were the cause of the Biblical Flood because they were taking over the earth, ate human flesh and drank blood, and if they had continued there would have been NO humans with Human DNA left to be the parents of Jesus. Mankind would have been a lost species. So God used the flood to get rid of them. But by the time the Israelites moved into the Holy Land they found Giants who made them look like grasshoppers by comparison. God commanded them to wipe out every last one of them, man woman and child because they were so evil.

Brien Foerster & LA Marzulli will be on Paradigm unhinged on March 5th!
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In considering whether the Paracas skulls are millions of years old, there is simply no fossil record to support this claim. There are other dating methods, beside carbon 14, that would require part of the skull to be destroyed. It is more likely a mutation with a gene passed to an inbreeding social network, such as the Egyptian Royal family (18th dynasty). It represented higher status in the American Chinook and thus head flattening by artificial manipulation may have developed. Human means homo sapiens sapiens. These skulls may be homo sapiens but not anatomically modern humans, like the Neanderthals.

Skulls like these seem to be connected to a variety of both ancient and unexplained artifacts. The difficulty is dating and carbon -14 methods do not date older than 50,000 years. My work suggest that these beings may be extremely old, 28 to 80 million years old. Although this is a new idea it is not disallowed by science. Evolution requires a series of species from animal to modern human. Why could not one or more of these beings have been intelligent?

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