Here are the three-toed Nazca mummies again…Gaia TV seems to have grown silent on this subject after a lot of hype last June. This may be due to the position of the Peruvian government that, “The criminal abuse of corpses for petty ends violates human dignity in a profound way. Thus, exploitation of Pre-Columbian mummies carried out by this organization attacks and particularly offends the Andean culture, implying that its achievements were due to an illegal ‘alien aid’.”
I’ve set the code for this to begin after the first 8 minutes of this piece, which follows Steve Mera of Phenomena magazine on a laboriously documented, uneventful trip from Manchester, UK to the Andean altitudes of Cuzco, Peru.
Under very dodgy circumstances, our Mancunian host and his cameraman Barry Fitzgerald are allowed to film the small mummified remains of what look like “Greys”, which even they are forced to admit from the x-rays look fabricated.
They exclaim, however that a larger body, dubbed “Maria” looks genuine. We saw this desiccated body last June having its DNA samples taken by scientists assembled by Gaia TV that included Mexican TV presenter Jaime Maussan. The carbon dating from Maria has allegedly come back and dates the body at 1,600 years old, which is contemporaneous with the creation of the famous
Nazca Lines in the area where the bodies were originally found by a grave robber. Could this three-fingered mummy have been ritually modified so long ago? Three-fingered beings feature frequently in ancient Nazcan art.
Whereas I think that the hundreds of remains of large, red-haired elongated skulls from Paracas, Peru are genuine and are probably the most significant archeological find that I’m aware of, my gut is suspicious of these three-fingered mummies covered in white diatomaceous clay. The Peruvian government is officially calling the Nazca mummies a hoax, with a statement saying that the “cultural patrimony of the nation” has been “maliciously manipulated” and “mutilated” for “commercial exploitation”.
However, Dr. Edson Vivanco, a surgeon who examined the remains personally says that many scientists have been quick to call them fraudulent without seeing them up close. He notes the many features that would be difficult to fake and he states that,”So far, we haven’t found anything to say that it is a fraud or that the bodies have been modified or altered in any way,” but that “If we finally discover it’s a fraud, we’ll be the first to report it.”
With all of this said, it’s nice to catch glimpses of Lima and Cuzco, where I traveled as an 8 year old with my mother, decades before an economic boom raised Peru up from the crushing poverty that was rampant then. Improvements to the general quality of life in Peru are very evident from the incidental images here.
The film ends with a press conference featuring scientists defending the investigation of Maria and the evidence that this is not a fraud. In the absence of the DNA results, I will withhold my judgment for now.