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Mark Amaru Pinkham

Mark Amaru Pinkham

Mark Amaru Pinkham is an author and researcher who has published six books on the ancient mysteries of Earth and the evolution of humanity. His books include  The Return of the Serpents of Wisdom  Guardians of the Holy Grail  World Gnosis: The Coming Gnostic Civilization, The Truth Behind the Christ Myth  and his most recent book  Sedona: City of the Star People  , within which he reveals that the Hopi legend of Palatkwapi, an ancient temple city built by the Star People or Kachinas, is a reference to the city of ruined red rock temples that Sedona, Arizona was built upon. Mark is also the Grand Prior of  The International Order of Gnostic Templars  , which is a revival of the gnostic and alchemical rites and beliefs of the original Knights Templar. Mark is also Director of  The Djedhi School of Ancient Wisdom  , and through  Sacred Sites Journeys  he leads tours in Sedona, Peru, Egypt and to many other sacred sites around the globe.

Sedona: City of the Star People recounts the 27-year journey of author Mark Amaru Pinkham as he travels in the American Southwest and around the globe while unlocking the hidden mysteries of Sedona, the Star People, and the ancient King of the World. 

In this book you will learn: 

  • * A complete history and explanation of the Sedona Vortexes
  • * The Sedona Grid of Ley Lines, Chakras, and Vortexes
  • * Sedona’s origin as Palatkwapi, the City of the Star People
  • * Sedona’s first inhabitants, the extraterrestrial Star People or Kachinas
  • * The Sedona location of the Court of Masau’u, Hopis’ King of the World
  • * Sedona’s ancient past when it was covered with temples and water
  • * Sedona’s place on the World Grid as the Root Chakra of planet Earth
  • * And much, much more!

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Human Origins

Ancient Technology

The Lycurgus Cup.
A strange chalice made its way into the British Museum’s collection in the 1950s. It is a 1,600-year-old jade green Roman artifact called the Lycurgus Cup. The image on the chalice is an iconic scene with King Lycurgus of Thrace...

Ancient Places

The highly-decorated tomb is built in a distinctive ‘L’ shape
A mysterious ancient tomb with “unusual and rare” wall paintings has been discovered in Egypt. Antiquities Minister Khaled al-Enany told BBC reporters the discovery of a 4,400-year-old tomb found during excavation work in Giza’s western cemetery “likely belonged to Hetpet, a priestess to Hathor, the goddess of fertility, who assisted women in childbirth.”

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At Ancient Origins, we believe that one of the most important fields of knowledge we can pursue as human beings is our beginnings. And while some people may seem content with the story as it stands, our view is that there exists countless mysteries, scientific anomalies and surprising artifacts that have yet to be discovered and explained.

The goal of Ancient Origins is to highlight recent archaeological discoveries, peer-reviewed academic research and evidence, as well as offering alternative viewpoints and explanations of science, archaeology, mythology, religion and history around the globe.

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By bringing together top experts and authors, this archaeology website explores lost civilizations, examines sacred writings, tours ancient places, investigates ancient discoveries and questions mysterious happenings. Our open community is dedicated to digging into the origins of our species on planet earth, and question wherever the discoveries might take us. We seek to retell the story of our beginnings. 

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View from the Castle Gate (Burgtor). (Public Domain)
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