Illustration from "Mundus subterraneus" - suggesting that fossil bones were from giants

The Establishment Has Already Acknowledged a Lost Race of Giants - Part 2

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Following the discovery of burials in her own flower garden, Murray embarked on an archaeological odyssey of her own. In 1921, she published an article for the American Anthropologist, noting that the femur, jaw, and teeth of one of the seven-foot skeletons was then still in the Tioga Point Museum. Also included are references to many skeletons between 6 and 7 feet tall, with photographs of artifacts, pottery, and the in situ burial of one of the “above 6ft” burials. The article also features a photograph of the “Paul Scott Collection”, described as “a multiplicity of small artifacts, suggesting a race of pygmies” which included a “miniature amulet and sinker stones.” (Aboriginal Sites In And Near “Teaoga”, in American Anthropologist 23(2) 1921).

Regardless of the disparagement of amateurs, historians, and antiquarians, the credentials of Webb, Snow, and Dragoo have never been brought into question. With so many researchers scrambling today to discover irrefutable evidence of gigantic or otherwise anomalous beings to prove their existence, the authors question why they do not simply present the works of William S Webb and Don Dragoo to anthropologists, and more importantly, their audiences.

While the concept of a mysterious and undiscovered race may create an air of sensationalism healthy for selling books and DVDs, we feel that it is of far more relevance to demonstrate that the Unique Physical Types were discovered by professionals all the way up through the 20 th century, even after the institutionalized policy of denial, and yet the establishment continues to deny their own documented evidence and the truth.

Featured image: Illustration from "Mundus subterraneus" - suggesting that fossil bones were from giants ( Wikimedia Commons ).

By Jason Jarrell and Sarah Farmer

References:

The Dover Mound, William S Webb and Charles Snow 1959. The measurement of the giant is on page 22, the burial census is on pages 29-32, and the dental anomalies are photographed on page 43.

Mortuary Variability in the Middle Big Darby Drainage of Central Ohio Between 300 BC and 300 AD Volume 1, Bruce Aument.

Ohio Archaeologist, 10 (4), Oct 1960. Article and photograph on pages 140-141.

https://kb.osu.edu/dspace/bitstream/handle/1811/55999/OHIO_ARCHAEOLOGIST_10_4_OCTOBER_1960.pdf?sequence=1

The Adena People, No 2, by Webb and Baby.

The Archaeological History of Ohio, by Gerald Fowke, page 372.

Mounds for the Dead, by Don Dragoo (1963). Burial 54 is measured and described on page 67, and an actual photograph of the skeleton in situ appears on page 50.

A History of Old Tioga Point and Early Athens, Pennsylvania, by Louis Welles Murray. Large Skeletons appear in the text around page 200. Page 203 features a photo of a large type in situ.

https://archive.org/stream/ahistoryoldtiog00murrgoog#page/n8/mode/2up

Aboriginal Sites In And Near “Teaoga”, Now Athens, Pennsylvania, in American Anthropologist 23(2) 1921 page 183. The article features a photo of the “pygmy artifacts”.

Comments

Here's a thought...The Australian Native tribes of the Torres Island...Giants in modern day actuality, well researched but always ignored in these discussions, not only here but elsewhere too....sadly, recently extinct.

today we have large people and small people and all in between. But there is a physical limit to large size beyond which the human body cannot function or sometimes even survive. Ask about the day to day problems that even 7 footers experience. The mechanics of the body cannot function as they should if that body becomes too large. Ergo a race of giants (depending on what size you decide "giant" is) is more than extremely unlikely. For this reason, science fiction films where people are shrunk or made larger are just that - fiction.

Bemusing subject and engaging commentary so far. This 'Race of Giants' may not be so lost as one might think. Could it be that contemporary Big Foot encounters in North America, are actually sightings of some resilient Racial Remnants of an ancient gene pool of Giants or Hormonal Mutants? Just abit of brainstorming/speculation! What say you? JDMo

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Interestingly, Mormon history records that in 1834, founder Joseph Smith and others stumbled on a mound in west-central Illinois and, digging into it, found a skeleton and arrow about a foot deep into the mound. One of the witnesses wrote in his journal that the skeleton was of an “extraordinary large person or human being” and estimated the skeleton to be eight or nine feet tall based on the size of the thigh bone. Smith named him Zelph the Lamanite.

Turns out the mound is Havana Hopewell and is now known as Naples-Russell Mound Number 8 in Pike County, Illinois.    

 

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I really enjoy your site .Fantastic .Thank you so much. Maybe take some time and hava look at Giant stuff and elongated heads from some others on youtube.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dRuxw-nZoJw
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SnAgOagVO2c
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-QnF_RvEaAg
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JnERUZNqwbc
May be a rethink for some. Denial for others?

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