1927. Southeast Iraq. During advanced excavations at the ancient Mesopotamian city of Ur, British archaeologist Leonard Woolley discovers the remains of Queen Puabi. According to reports, the queen is found with an unusually large skull similar to that possessed by some Egyptian pharaohs and mummies in Peru. For many Ancient Astronaut Theorists, the queen’s skull provides further evidence of mankind’s extraterrestrial origins.

“The description of the queen was highly unusual. A head that was huge. She was not a normal human. She may not have been full Anunnaki. She could have been a hybrid.”

Erik Poltorak (Sumerian Researcher)

“There is an effort underway to try to get genetic analysis of the bones. There are characteristics that allude to Anunnaki genes.”

– M.J. Evans, Ph.D. (Landscape Geographer),
(Author, The Legacy of Zecharia Sitchin)

“This is what the Anunnaki supposedly looked like, with these cone-head type skulls. So, we would naturally think that she is one of the original Anunnaki or certainly an extraterrestrial-human hybrid.”

David Childress (Author, Technology of the Gods)

“What’s of interest of Queen Puabi is that she’s a first dynasty queen and/or priestess. So, the fact that she’s first dynasty means that she’s very close to the reign of the Anunnaki. This puts her in a very unique position, because she really holds the key. She might be the evidence to suggest whether or not the ancient Anunnaki were physically real and that, specifically, the Anunnaki interbred.”

– Philip Coppens
(Author, The Ancient Alien Question),
(The Lost Civilization Enigma)

But if the unusual skulls found in Mesopotamia and elsewhere are really evidence of the Anunnaki’s reign on Earth, might the legends about them descending from the sky also be true? And if so, might the same be said for other legends that describe similar beings, found in ancient texts all over the world?

Angels. The flying serpents of Central America. The Star People of the Anasazi. The notion that otherworldly beings came to Earth from the heavens is one of the most common themes in ancient mythology and religion. Could the stories really have a basis in truth?

“If we go back and look into ancient history, we find stories that sound very, very similar. They’re sort of all-powerful, magical, superior entities, and they come from above.”

– Nick Redfern (Author, Memoirs of a Monster Hunter),
(The Real Men in Black), (Final Events),
(The World’s Weirdest Places),
(Close Encounters of the Fatal Kind),
(Bloodline of the Gods), (The NASA Conspiracies),
(On the Trail of the Saucer Spies:
UFOs and Government Surveillance)

“When you go into mythology, when you go into the Star People tales, when you go into the Anunnaki, it is the sameness, the similarity around the planet, that makes you say something has to be responsible for the same dreams, the same mythology. The same idea that life came from the stars.”

– Linda Moulton Howe
(Author / Investigative Journalist, Earthfiles)

“All across the world, we find stories of otherworldly or extraterrestrial beings coming to Earth and influencing humanity. This raises a question. Are there different races of beings coming from the stars and influencing all these cultures? Or is it possible that, in fact, it’s one race of beings, the Anunnaki, who influenced all of these cultures and they told the story of the same beings?”

– William Henry (Author / Investigative Mythologist),
(Author, Freedom’s Gate), (The Judgment Day Device),
(Lost Secrets of the Watchers), (The Secret of Sion),
(Egypt: The Greatest Show on Earth)

Do worldwide legends of so-called gods really help to prove that ancient man was actually in contact with extraterrestrial beings? And if so, is it possible that religious tales of otherworldly beings interbreeding with humans support the notion that the stories of the Anunnaki are based on historical fact? According to some researchers, the answers may lie in the Hebrew Bible’s story of the Nephilim.

“The Nephilim are mentioned in the sixth chapter of Genesis, where we have the, the sons of the gods mating with the-the daughters of men. And producing, therefore, superhuman folk.”

– Fr. William J. Fulco, Ph.D.
(Archaeologist, Loyola Marymount Univ.)

“The Nephilim are described in some translations as being giants. The relationship between the Anunnaki and the Nephilim is really a story of two cultures. But are related. The Anunnaki was the god caste who created primordial man to enslave them, while the Nephilim were the offspring of those who came down and intermingled with humans.”

Scott Roberts (Author, The Rise and Fall of the Nephilim)

“Now, these beings could be giant in stature, but we’re also told that the Nephilim possessed extraordinary supernatural knowledge that they shared with certain portions of humanity.”

– William Henry (Author / Investigative Mythologist),
(Author, Freedom’s Gate), (The Judgment Day Device),
(Lost Secrets of the Watchers), (The Secret of Sion),
(Egypt: The Greatest Show on Earth)

In Greek mythology, Zeus, the ruler of the gods, is said to have fathered two hybrid sons, Hercules and Perseus both with earthly women. And the apocryphal Book of Enoch describes beings known as the Watchers, angels who fell from heaven and procreated with humans. Could these tales actually have their origins in the ancient stories of the Anunnaki?

“The story of the Anunnaki might seem like something right out of sci-fi. But when we compare the fact that every culture around the world from the Hindus to the Greeks, the Romans, Egyptians, Mayans, all around the world we have a similar description of these beings coming to Earth from the heavens having offspring that were then one-half divine, one-half human.”

– Jason Martell
(Founder, AncientSchool),
(Author, Knowledge Apocalypse)

But if legends of gods, angels, and giants coming to Earth and breeding with human females are to be believed, might there need to be some evidence? Ancient Astronaut Theorists say the answer is yes and believe that evidence exists in the countless depictions of the Anunnaki as winged, giant creatures. Evidence found all throughout the region formerly known as Mesopotamia.

“The Anunnaki, we can also see them on different carvings or on cylinder seals where they are depicted as having wings, sometimes they have faces like birds with beaks, but they’re also very humanlike. Giant beings with muscular bodies wearing things that look like wristwatches. Now, is this an exact replica of what people saw?”

– Giorgio A. Tsoukalos
(Publisher, Legendary Times Magazine)

“Clearly, the evidence that we have here in the Sumerian culture of wall descriptions, the artwork, the esoteric cuneiform script. They went to great lengths to record this very momentous information. We have to start to look at this in a fresh new light and stop thinking of it as just mythology.”

– Jason Martell
(Founder, AncientSchool),
(Author, Knowledge Apocalypse)

“Looking into the Sumerian accounts, what we’re finding is that the Anunnaki are described as special. Their age spans are far longer than anything a human being can have. And afterwards, whether they disappeared into complete oblivion or whether they somehow remained here on Planet Earth remains a question mark.”

– Philip Coppens
(Author, The Ancient Alien Question),
(The Lost Civilization Enigma)

Might the similar images and descriptions of gods who descended from the heavens to rule on Earth be something of a smoking gun? Proof that the Anunnaki were actual beings who came to Earth from another world? But if so, why has very little evidence of their time on Earth survived? Why are they virtually forgotten? Ancient Astronaut Theorists believe that the answers can be found in the ancient stories of a Great Flood.


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