In the 40-50-ies of XX century began excavations Palenque, one of the oldest cities on the planet that existed in the III-VII centuries in Mexico, in the state Whose pass.
One of the most surprising findings of archaeologists began sarcophagus with a mummy Pak — the ruler of the ancient Mayan empire. Carefully examining the sarcophagus, the scientists concluded that the remains were mummified according Pak ancient Egyptian technology. Yes, and the coffin was placed inside a stepped pyramid-tomb.
But the greatest sensation caused huge 20-ton tombstone, covered the sarcophagus. It attracted the attention of not only archaeologists and paleontologists, but also, and even UFO experts in aerospace science. Surprise and controversy caused a mysterious figure on its surface. Representatives of the "traditional" science interpreted it as a religious and symbolic, and, of course, conditional.
A Italian and Japanese researchers, in contrast, felt that if the stove is shown a real person (and this is true), then surround him real objects, not mystical symbols. Proceeding further studies of this version, they have come to the conclusion that on the plate shows the internal structure … manned spacecraft.
This idea was picked up and developed by the famous Swiss paleoufolog Erich von Daniken. He offers the following description of the picture, which, in his opinion, should be placed horizontally, "middle man sitting, leaning forward. On his head a helmet, which runs back wires or hoses. Face is a device resembling a breathing apparatus. His hands are manipulated control devices. right hand, he presses a button or key, and compresses the left arm. heel of the left foot rests on the pedal. Attention is drawn to the fact that "Indian on the plate" dressed very modern. Around his neck collar sweater. sleeves end knitted cuffs, elastic bands. crotch at the waist safety belt with a buckle. pants fit a foot as leggings. Yet some modern dress and the astronauts when they are not in space suits …
…Strapped to a chair in front of the pilot astronaut located respiratory equipment, control devices and power-plant communication, manual levers ship and external monitoring devices.
Even further ahead there are two electromagnets, which are likely to create around the head of the unit for the magnetic field diffusion of cosmic dust and micrometeorites. Behind astronaut — a nuclear reactor. Next to him, a schematic representation of the atomic nuclei of hydrogen and helium, as well as their synthesis. Finally, from the rear of the machine is based on jet flame "…
In the book, the German art historian Wilhelm Vesoldta "You and Art" ("Du und die Kunst") has a pattern of staroamerikanskoy manuscripts, dating from the year 1450. According to the Polish ufologist Waldemar Lysiak, this figure shows the pilot of a spacecraft from the engine nozzle which has a stylized flame. But everything else in the picture is not styled as shown real. Right foot, shod in boots, astronaut presses on the foot control, the right hand in a glove lying on some lever. Mouth pilot suitable long "oxygen hose" to the other end of which is attached "some equipment."
Neither the origin nor the age of Tiwanaku, an ancient city located in the north near the border with Bolivia, Peru, scientists can determine so far. Ref-
Nicky called the first millennium AD. Bolivian researcher with the Austrian-born Polish name Arthur Poznan devoted her life to the study of Tiwanaku and rescue it from barbarian destruction (for centuries the ruins of buildings smashed and exploded, producing in this way building stone), said that the city was founded by 12-17 thousand years ago . But some scientists, including Dr. X. C. Bellamy, believed that the ancient city of at least 250,000 years.
Gate of the Sun — one of the main attractions of the preserved Tiwanaku. They were carved out of a monolithic stone blocks and decorated with numerous reliefs, two of which are especially interested in UFO. The fact that both of the relief are stylized images of people in profile. Form against the head of the first relief have caused scientists lot of questions: "What is this — picture of a motor?", "Space suits? Or unknown vehicle?". No less curious and mysterious second relief. Following the hypothesis that the carvings depicted some technical device inadvertently pose the question: "What is then the purpose of these mechanisms and how they might be among the inhabitants of one of the oldest cities in the world?".
T.Brazhnik "Interesting newspaper. Unknown world"
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