Ancient Aliens s19e11 Episode Script

The Top Ten Pyramid Sites

Massive megalithic structures
built thousands of years ago.
Advanced engineering knowledge
that defies
conventional explanation.
And a nearly identical
architectural style
found all over the world.
For more than a decade,
Ancient Aliens
has traveled the globe
to explore the most incredible
pyramids ever discovered.
Now, we're going to visit
the top ten pyramid sites
that just may hold the proof
that Earth has been visited
by extraterrestrials.
Pyramids are some
of the most mysterious
ancient structures
on the planet.
And while they are most often
associated with Egypt,
they can actually be found
all around the world.
But are they merely incredible
feats of engineering
or could they be direct evidence
of our extraterrestrial
When I think of all
the amazing pyramid sites
we've investigated
on Ancient Aliens,
one of the most compelling
is a structure in modern-day
Mexico that was actually
designed to commemorate
an otherworldly visitation.
At number ten on our list
of the top ten pyramid sites:
El Castillo.
The Yucatán Peninsula, Mexico.
Hidden in the dense jungle
lies the ancient Mayan city
of Chichén Itzá.
And standing at its center
is a massive step pyramid
believed to have been built
sometime between
the 9th and 12th centuries AD,
known today as El Castillo.
Made of limestone blocks
and standing
almost 100 feet tall,
the pyramid is thought
to represent a calendar,
with each of its 18 terraces
commemorating a month
in the Mayan year.
But its most interesting
feature can be found
on the massive
central staircase.
Castillo is a stepped pyramid,
um, with some
outward radiating staircases
on each of the sides
of the building,
and these staircases have
big high balustrades on them,
and at the base
of the balustrade
are these big carved
snakeheads, carved in stone.
El Castillo was built
to venerate the Mayan god
known as Kukulkan,
or the "Feathered Serpent."
There were traditions
in ancient Mexico
of a great teacher
arriving on the Gulf Coast.
He was said to be Kukulkan,
which translates as "the plumed
or feathered serpent,"
and when he arrived,
he brought with him
the arts of civilization.
He taught astronomy,
he created the first calendar,
he also taught agriculture,
and eventually, he left,
promising to return.
And he was often depicted
as a human being as well.
Kukulkan is depicted
in serpent form
on either side of the central
staircase of El Castillo.
Twice a year,
during sunset and sunrise,
an optical illusion
appears on these stairs.
Every year,
on the 23rd of March,
you see, when the sun
is going up,
some lights and shadows,
like triangles
climbing down the stairway,
exactly the stairway
where his head is on.
And on the 21st of September,
you see the opposite.
Kukulkan disappears.
What we have here
is a visual rendition
of the descent of Kukulkan,
the descent of extraterrestrials
visiting this pyramid structure
known as El Castillo.
You wonder,
perhaps a craft landed here,
and this light shadow effect
of a serpent making its way
descending down the staircase,
and then emerging
through a serpent head
is a recollection
of that original event.
If you leave Chichén Itzá
and travel 900 miles due west
through the jungles of Mexico,
you'll find another
incredible site
known as Teotihuacan.
Three massive pyramids
stand at the center
of this temple complex
that have a direct connection
to the stars.
At number nine:
the pyramids of Teotihuacan.
Just 35 miles northeast
of Mexico City
lies an ancient complex
dating back
to at least
the first century AD.
The site covers an area
of seven square miles
and was once the largest city
in Mesoamerica
with a population
of over 150,000.
The city of Teotihuacan
was the largest
and most powerful city
that Mesoamerica ever saw.
At the city core,
which is the Avenue of the Dead,
the first big long
straight road,
they build the Pyramid of the
Sun and the Pyramid of the Moon.
Both of those
are gigantic pyramids.
And also on
the Avenue of the Dead
is the temple of Quetzalcoatl.
While the origins of the site
have left
archaeologists baffled,
the Aztecs, who occupied
the area around 1400 AD,
are credited with giving it
the name Teotihuacan.
The name Teotihuacan means
"birthplace of the gods."
And the Aztecs believed
that the gods themselves
were born there at Teotihuacan.
And the Aztecs talk about
the many gods coming down
to Earth and creating humans.
If you have stories of people
descending from the sky,
and our ancestors
also called them the gods,
you have to wonder, well,
who or what did they mean
when they said
the so-called gods?
Were our ancestors visited
by flesh-and-blood
whom our ancestors thought
were divine in origin
when they never were?
Do the pyramids
of Teotihuacan hold secrets
of extraterrestrial visitation?
Ancient astronaut theorists
say yes,
and they believe that the
pyramids standing at the center
of the city point directly
to the origins
of these visitors,
the constellation of Orion.
The Temple of the Sun,
the Temple of the Moon,
and the Temple of Quetzalcoatl
are in the same layout
as Orion's Belt.
And this is not coincidental.
The Mayans are very specific
about Orion's Belt.
They say it is
a point of creation.
It is said that, in 3114 BC,
the gods came
from Orion's Belt to Earth,
and this occurred
in Teotihuacan.
Teotihuacan, despite its size,
has no hieroglyphs whatsoever.
There are other cultures
in Mesoamerica
that were using writing systems.
There's nothing like that
at Teotihuacan,
so we don't really have
a-a clear history
of what happened at Teotihuacan.
In many ways,
Teotihuacan is an enigma.
The next site on our list
was home to a prolific culture
that constructed
over 250 pyramids
more than 600 years ago.
But what's most amazing to me
is that the ancient people
who built
these incredible structures
claimed that they received help
from otherworldly beings.
Number eight:
the Sicán pyramids of Peru.
- The Lambayeque Valley.
- Northern Peru.
Explorer Thor Heyerdahl
investigates what appears to be
an area of large, earthen hills,
but soon discovers that
these hills are, in fact,
massive adobe brick pyramids,
severely eroded
over the centuries.
This was the site of a culture
called the Sicán,
and these people,
who rose around 750 AD,
seemed to be absolutely obsessed
with the creation of pyramids.
In fact,
they created as many as 250
within this valley alone.
And in one particular town,
they created 26.
According to
mainstream historians,
the Sicán people mysteriously
disappeared in 1375.
And although there were
no written records left behind
to explain why they were
obsessed with building pyramids,
ancient astronaut theorists say
clues may be found by examining
the multiple images
of birdmen that archeologists
have discovered
inside one of the structures.
The birdman image
is something that's iconic
of depicting someone
who can come from the sky.
So, these glyphs
that are seen on the walls
of these structures
are particularly interesting.
Gods depicted
as half-bird and half-man
were worshipped by many
pyramid-building civilizations
in the ancient world,
including the Egyptians,
the Mayans, the Aztecs,
and even the Sumerians,
who built pyramid-like
structures called ziggurats
as much as 6,000 years ago.
You have to wonder
if these birdmen
aren't extraterrestrials
coming to Peru
and instructing the people
on building these pyramids.
Many of the pyramids
we've investigated
on Ancient Aliens were
constructed so long ago,
no written records exist to
explain who built them or why.
But the pyramid builders
at one location
in Guatemala actually carved
a story of an otherworldly
visitation in stone.
Number seven on our countdown
of the top ten pyramid sites:
El Mirador.
Northern Guatemala. 1979.
Western archaeologists
begin excavation of a site
that was mysteriously abandoned
in 150 BC.
Known as El Mirador,
it is not only
the oldest Mayan city,
but the largest, covering
more than 14 square miles.
The central part of El Mirador
has two gigantic pyramids
that are connected by
a big causeway in between them.
One's called El Tigre.
The other one's called La Danta.
La Danta is 70 meters tall.
That's one of the tallest
in the entire world.
And it's so massive that,
when you get to the top
of its first basal platform,
there's enough space where
they put three more pyramids
in a triad form on top of it.
But perhaps even more
intriguing than the size
and scope of the pyramids
at El Mirador
is an ancient stucco facade
that was found between them,
which, according to
ancient astronaut theorists,
provides an important clue about
the origins of these structures.
The archeologists at
El Mirador were investigating
the causeways and the aqueducts
between the two big pyramids.
They came upon a stucco façade
that showed figures
floating in the air.
The archeologists interpret them
as the Hero Twins
from the Popol Vuh.
Now, The Popol Vuh
is foundational
to Maya civilization and life,
as foundational as the Bible
is to Christianity.
The story of the Popol Vuh
really centers around
two boys, a pair of twins.
They're called the Hero Twins,
Hunahpu and Xbalanque.
And they battle
with the Lords of Death,
and they make the world
safe for creation, us, to occur.
According to the Popol Vuh,
this battle didn't
take place on Earth,
but in a mysterious
realm called Xibalba.
In Maya the word Xibalba
means the Underworld.
But some have suggested
that the word Xibalba
doesn't necessarily mean
Underworld, but the Milky Way.
If you look at that carving, the
guy is clearly wearing a helmet,
and he has this backpack,
and he's actually
floating in space,
or he's descending from the sky.
You have, uh, what seem to be
like some kind of helmet.
Could these stone carvings
be depictions
of ancient astronauts?
And you have to wonder
if this pyramid
isn't some kind of landing site
for extraterrestrial craft.
You might be surprised to learn
that one of the oldest
pyramidal structures
on Earth is in a place
that has never been associated
with pyramids,
my own ancestral
homeland of Greece.
Number six on our countdown:
the pyramid of Hellinikon.
Argos, Greece.
Just outside this ancient city
stands a mysterious
stone structure
known as the pyramid
of Hellinikon.
It is the only pyramid in Europe
recognized by mainstream
The pyramid of Hellinikon
is quite small.
It's maybe only 23 feet by
30 feet by maybe 12 feet tall,
but it's incredibly interesting.
Some people suggest that
it was maybe a watch tower,
or a guard tower,
or a small garrison.
We don't really know what it
was for, what its purpose was,
and even more controversial
is the dating of it.
The pyramid of Hellinikon
is one of the most
enigmatic ancient structures
on planet Earth. Why?
Because, according to some
archaeological research,
it dates to before
the Great Pyramid at Giza.
In 1995,
scientists working
at the Academy of Athens
dated samples from the site
using a new
and experimental method called
optical thermoluminescence.
The results suggest
that the pyramid
was built around 2730 BC,
roughly 2,000 years before
the rise of the Greek Empire.
This was a structure
that is very mysterious.
It was constructed by
a completely unknown culture.
We know almost nothing about it,
and what we do know, though,
is that there were several
of these structures around.
So, who built them?
And what happened to them?
There were 15 other pyramids
like this
found in the area.
Most of these are now
completely destroyed.
So, we have to question
who really built this.
When you think of pyramids,
you think of Egypt.
You think of Central America.
You think of India.
But pyramids in Greece?
We have to ask the question,
why has that shape
been with us
for such a long time?
And I think that the knowledge
for building
these megalithic structures
was imparted
by the so-called gods who were
misinterpreted flesh-and-blood
who visited Earth
a long time ago.
We're nearly halfway through
our countdown
of the top ten pyramid sites
featured on Ancient Aliens.
In 2018, I traveled to Egypt
and visited the next location
on our list,
which was designed
by a remarkable individual
who was said to have a profound
connection to the stars.
At number five:
the Step Pyramid of Djoser.
Saqqara, Egypt.
Located just 15 miles south
of the Giza Plateau
is an ancient burial ground
of Egyptian royalty.
Among the many tombs stands
what mainstream
archaeologists suggest
is the oldest pyramid in Egypt:
the Step Pyramid of King Djoser.
The step pyramid at Saqqara
is known as
"The Stairway to Heaven."
The complex is vast.
It's about 40 acres,
entirely walled in.
There's a 30-foot wall
with 13 false doors.
You only get in if you know
where the right door is.
Mainstream archaeologists
suggest the pyramid was built
as a tomb for King Djoser,
but like all other
Egyptian pyramids,
there is no credible evidence
that a body was
ever entombed there.
In April 2018,
ancient astronaut theorist
Giorgio Tsoukalos
traveled to the Djoser Pyramid
with Egyptologist Ramy Romany
to get an up-close look
at the mysterious site.
Now, this pyramid
is 5,000 years old.
That's amazing.
Did they ever find
a mummy in there?
No, they never found
an actual mummy in there,
but they found statues.
And there is a statue next to
it's still there
of King Djoser.
It's a human life-size statue.
Okay, and how many chambers
are inside this pyramid?
There are a couple of chambers,
but the pyramid is such a maze
to go in and out from
that they have not discovered
everything inside yet
because it's not
the safest place to be now.
While the Djoser Pyramid
has been weathered by time,
archaeologists believe,
when it was built
in the 27th century BC,
it was the most impressive
structure in Egypt.
The six-tier, four-sided
structure originally stood
205 feet tall,
with a base measuring
358 feet by 397 feet.
And unlike other
buildings of the time
that were constructed
entirely from mud bricks,
the Djoser Pyramid was built
using 11.6 million
cubic feet of stone and clay,
and it was covered
in polished limestone,
most of which is gone today.
In the text
that we can read about Djoser,
does he mention at all, uh,
how he was inspired
to build this?
It was one brilliant man.
That man was called Imhotep.
- Okay.
- Who, in history, came out of nowhere.
He was the designer
and engineer of that pyramid.
What does Imhotep actually mean?
It means
I know you're gonna like this
but it means, "I come in peace."
- Oh, really? That's very interesting.
- Yes.
So, the extraterrestrial
greeting, so to speak.
He showed up
into the life of the king
out of nowhere,
and then ascended
into position so quickly,
which is very uncommon
in ancient Egypt.
What does that mean? What
do you mean "out of nowhere"?
Did he drop from the sky, or
did he come from another land?
In Egyptian history,
you can normally trace
every position back
to their parents.
But Imhotep, nothing.
Imhotep rose
to the incredible status
as the vizier, or wizard,
to the pharaoh.
This is where we get
that word wizard from, vizier.
There are great mysteries
about who Imhotep was,
where he came from.
He had an incredible
knowledge of medicine.
He had an understanding
of blood circulation.
He did the first dentistry.
Uh, may even have
performed operations.
He was also an astronomer,
had an incredible knowledge
of the stars.
But most incredible of all
is the fact that it's said
that the knowledge of how
to create the earliest pyramids
actually came from a text
that fell from the sky
out of nowhere and came
into the hands of Imhotep.
What's fascinating
is the depictions of him.
He looks like he's got
this oversize head.
He's got strange looking hands.
He almost looks nonhuman.
Do we know how long he lived?
That is also a mystery.
We don't know how he died,
but he was buried in a tomb.
And that tomb
was around here in Saqqara.
The tomb of Imhotep
has never been found.
- So far, right? Yeah.
- So far.
But look around you,
the desert is massive.
When the tomb of Imhotep
is discovered,
it will be the discovery
of the century.
Ancient astronaut theorists
are hopeful that,
if the tomb of Imhotep
is ever discovered,
it might be found to contain
the remains
of an otherworldly visitor.
But perhaps even more
compelling evidence
of an extraterrestrial
connection to ancient pyramids
can be found with a series
of hidden structures in China
can be found with a series
of hidden structures in China
that, according
to some researchers,
may hold remnants
of alien technology.
China is a treasure trove for
the ancient astronaut theory.
Its mythology is rich in stories
of otherworldly beings
and is home to some
truly incredible relics.
But what many people don't know
is that China is also home
to dozens of pyramids,
all of which were completely
unknown to the outside world
until the 1940s.
At number four on our countdown:
the hidden pyramids of China.
Shaanxi province, China.
U.S. Army Air Corps pilot
James Gaussman is transporting
military supplies from India.
While flying over
a rural valley,
he spots a mysterious structure.
One of the most unusual stories
of pyramids came out of
World War II.
The story is of
an American pilot who was
flying the Burma Hump over
to Chongqing in central China.
And what he claimed he saw
was a huge pyramid in the valley
with a gigantic crystal
capstone on the top of it.
He was so amazed by this huge
pyramid in this remote valley
that he flew around it
once with his plane.
This pyramid has never ever
been discovered since then.
Two years later,
another U.S. aviator,
Colonel Maurice Sheahan,
spotted what appeared to be
a second pyramid in the area.
Colonel Maurice Sheahan
looks down,
and he sees a giant pyramid
that he says is larger
than the Great Pyramid of Giza.
He reports this
to The New York Times
and it causes a sensation.
Until then, no pyramids
had ever been found in China.
But in the years that followed,
more than 30 pyramidal
structures have been discovered
throughout the region,
many of which
have become covered
in vegetation.
But perhaps
the area's most mysterious
pyramidal structure can be found
in the city of Xi'an.
Standing 26 feet tall
and dating back 1,500 years,
it is made from compressed earth
and known as
the "Altar of Heaven."
From the beginning,
Chinese mythology is linked
to the universe
and to the extraterrestrials.
All the Chinese kings
with the so-called gods,
which, in reality,
were extraterrestrials on the
so-called "Altar of Heaven."
When we step aside
from the standard theory that
the pyramids were used as tombs,
this pyramid is very interesting
because of its shape.
On the outside,
there's a large ramp
that leads up to a platform.
It's very possible that
this pyramid was actually
some type of ancient
landing source or a landing pad.
The same stone structure,
with different ring
about the main altar,
we find in Peru,
over the city of Sacsayhuamán.
And the rulers of the Inca were,
of course again,
the descendants from heaven,
like in China.
So, one has to ask the question,
who was the architect?
Could it be that the architect
was none other than
an extraterrestrial giving
this knowledge to our ancestors?
Is it possible
that the mysterious
pyramidal structures
recently found in China,
were used
by ancient rulers to connect
with otherworldly beings?
Ancient astronaut
theorists say yes
and suggest further evidence can
be found at another pyramid site
roughly 500 miles west
in the province of Qinghai
on a remote mountain
called Mount Baigong.
When you go to Mount Baigong,
what you find is
a huge mountain
with what appears to be
an artificial pyramid
with three triangular entrances
going inside
this mountain pyramid.
And inside are all
of these metallic pipes.
The floor of these caves
are littered
with metallic parts.
It's like this was
some kind of base.
Could it be that
the strange metallic pipes
found within this
pyramidal structure
have served
a technological function?
Ancient astronaut theorists
believe Mount Baigong
could be connected
to ancient Chinese stories
of a magical place
called Kunlun Mountain.
In Chinese mythology,
the Kunlun Mountain
was said to be
the center of the Earth,
and it was supposedly
a huge pillar
of jade and jasper
and precious gems that
reached up into the sky.
Mount Kunlun
is a mythical mountain
that is an axis mundi,
which is a central pillar
around which
the entire universe revolves.
This is a connector between
Earth and the rest
of the universe.
It's where celestial beings can
communicate with earthly beings.
You have to wonder,
if Mount Baigong is not
this mythical
Kunlun Mountain that was
some kind
of extraterrestrial base
that spanned Earth
and the stars.
Could these pyramid sites
in China
serve a similar function
to other pyramids found
around the world
and might they
have been inspired
by extraterrestrial encounters?
Ancient astronaut theorists
say yes and suggest
further evidence that
the ancient pyramid builders
were influenced
by otherworldly beings
can be found at a mysterious
site in Indonesia
that's hiding
a massive prehistoric structure.
High in the mountains
of Indonesia,
a pyramid has been
discovered that is known
for certain to be
over 10,000 years old.
Number three on our countdown
of the top ten pyramid sites:
Gunung Padang.
Western Java, Indonesia. 2013.
The Indonesian government
sponsors an excavation
to explore what might be hidden
beneath the layers
of dirt and rubble
at a site known as
Gunung Padang,
or "Mountain of Light."
They uncover incredible evidence
revealing a 300-foot-tall
step pyramid
dating back
at least 10,000 years.
Gunung Padang
is made of millions
of tons of basalt
that has been piled up
into a huge mountain,
which is also riddled with
strange chambers and tunnels.
The people who constructed
Gunung Padang built
rectangular enclosures,
rock mounds, stairways.
And, although the outer
monument that we see today
probably only dates
to about 600 BC,
we now know that, beneath this,
is further structures
of a much earlier date.
And indeed that has given
dating evidence that suggests
that there was human activity
there as early as 25,000 BC.
According to geologists,
20,000 years ago,
this area of Java was not
an isolated island,
but the southernmost part
of a subcontinent
known as Sundaland.
This has led some researchers
to speculate that Gunung Padang,
with its high elevation,
could have been at the pinnacle
of a civilization
that disappeared
sometime around 10,000 BC,
when melting ice caps
flooded the region
and turned it into the series
of islands it is today.
But if true, just who was
this mysterious culture
capable of building
a 300-foot-tall pyramid?
In Indonesian star lore,
there's a constellation
of particular interest.
They call it Vendum Viduk.
We call Ursa Major.
It is thought that
it is the shape of a boat,
and that the original craft,
the original starship
carrying the people came from
this place to their land.
Their houses, the long houses,
the community structures
are built in the shape
of a boat,
always facing northward
in honor of the place
of their origins.
These star travelers
are said to have started
the original royal family.
The name of the people, Toraja,
means "those who come
from the stars."
Might the builders
of the massive pyramid
at Gunung Padang have been the
star travelers of local legend?
For ancient astronaut theorists,
the answer is a resounding yes.
Indonesian archeologists have no
idea who would have built this.
How they could have built it.
What its purpose was.
And, in fact, many of them
would say, "Yes",
"this was built
by the ancient gods
for some purpose
that we don't know."
While the structure
at Gunung Padang has been
overcome by nature,
just 300 miles east
on the island of Java
is an extraordinary pyramid that
remains almost perfectly intact.
The number two site
on our countdown:
the Temple of Borobudur.
Magelang, Indonesia.
Located on the island of Java
is the world's largest
Buddhist monument,
the Borobudur Temple.
Built during
the 8th and 9th centuries AD,
this religious
structure consists
of six rectangular terraces
topped by three concentric
circular terraces
creating a unique
pyramid design.
Borobudur is definitely not
an obvious pyramid, but it is.
It is a stacked pyramid
on top of which
have been built structures.
The Borobudur Temple
is known as a shrine,
but also a place
of pilgrimage where people
start at the base and
work their way up to the top,
which they theorize
is like reaching nirvana.
Many of the Buddhist temple
you know,
the steppe architecture,
they're based on all
these number formulas.
For example, Borobudur
was created based on mandala.
Mandala is a pictorial
representation of the universe,
and the mandala
is based on 72 numbers.
Borobudur's nine platforms
combine to create a perfect
Buddhist mandala when viewed
directly overhead.
Researchers question
why and how the builders
would create such an intricate
religious symbol
that can only be viewed
from the air.
But according to
ancient astronaut theorists,
the answer can be found
on top of the pyramid,
where there are 72 bell-shaped
structures known as stupas,
each housing
a seated statue of Buddha.
Buddha is depicted as sitting
inside of these small stupas.
But it looks like Buddha
is flying a flying saucer
at Borobudur.
That's the obvious thing
you think of when you see this.
And so, is this really how
the Buddhists even think
of Buddha themselves,
as someone who arrives
in a disc-shaped craft,
like an extraterrestrial?
Each stupa, in my opinion,
represents a type
of flying craft.
Because stupa actually means
celestial chariot,
a way with which to reach
the celestial realm.
The journey didn't happen
in their heads.
It wasn't something ethereal.
It wasn't something spiritual.
It happened.
Extraterrestrial contact
took place
in Indonesia
thousands of years ago.
in Indonesia
thousands of years ago.
We've finally reached
number one on our countdown
of the top ten pyramid sites.
And if you're a fan
of Ancient Aliens,
I'm sure you guessed this one
right from the start.
Number one on our list:
the Giza Plateau.
On the western coast
of the Nile River in Egypt
is a limestone plateau
called Giza.
Here stand the three
most mysterious
and sophisticated pyramids
ever constructed on Earth.
The massive structures are
engineered to near perfection
and are believed by many
to have been intentionally
placed to align
with the three belt stars
of the Orion constellation.
But of greatest significance
to ancient astronaut theorists
is the largest of the three:
the Great Pyramid.
This enormous structure
stands 480 feet tall
and was built
from more than 2 million
limestone blocks, each weighing
thousands of pounds.
The construction
of the Great Pyramid
was an engineering feat that
remains unmatched to this day.
The Great Pyramid of Giza
covers 13 acres.
The precision
of this building, uh,
exceeds anything that we require
of builders today.
For instance, the area
of the 13 acres was leveled
within seven-eighths of an inch.
That's about the thickness
of a thumbnail.
But that's not all.
The casing stones
are filled with some kind of
mysterious cement
that nobody's been able to
figure out what the formula is.
This is not the work
of primitive people.
we throw around the words
"awesome" or "monumental,"
and we don't really think
about these words,
but when you stand in front
of the Great Pyramid,
the word "awesome"
is in fact true.
It's the most marvelous
ancient structure in the world.
What's inside
the Great Pyramid of Giza
is absolutely mind-boggling.
You look at the beautiful,
perfect tunnel,
with perfectly smooth walls,
and a vaulted ceiling
that rises all the way up.
And there are shafts, tunnels,
and the architecture,
and the way it was built
is a mystery till today.
According to most Egyptologists,
this miracle of engineering
was constructed
during a 20-year period
by order of the pharaoh Khufu,
sometime around 2500 BC.
But many experts claim
this dating is based
on highly questionable data,
and ancient astronaut
theorists suggest
the origins of the
three pyramids at Giza
are far more profound.
Archaeologists and Egyptologists
claim that they were
tombs for the pharaohs,
and yet no Egyptian pharaoh
was ever found
in a pyramid in Egypt.
We have found the mummies
of many Egyptian pharaohs,
but they're found
in vaults deep underground
at the Valley of the Kings
in Luxor,
hundreds of miles away
from the pyramids.
The pyramids
have no real explanation
of what their purpose was.
When you look at the
Great Pyramid as a schematic,
for me, it looks like a machine.
Well, if that's the case,
what did this machine do?
I propose that the Egyptians
built the Great Pyramid
to be a power plant
and that the pyramids
were actually
geomechanical devices.
In other words,
they were attached to the Earth.
They were tuned to vibrate
with the frequencies
of the Earth,
and they converted the energies
of the Earth
into electromagnetic energy.
Was the pyramid site at Giza
designed as an
ancient powerplant?
Perhaps advances in technology
will soon shed new light
on the origins of these
mysterious structures.
Archaeology is rooted
in interpretation,
just like the
ancient astronaut theory.
I'm still
of the personal opinion
that the Great Pyramid complex
dates to a time
when the gods
walked among humans.
Something extraordinary happened
right here in ancient Egypt.
Perhaps under the tutelage
of extraterrestrials,
teachers from
another star system.
The pyramids of the Giza Plateau
will never cease
to amaze and inspire.
But at each pyramidal site
we've investigated,
we've found clues that point
to otherworldly visitations.
Could these
extraordinary structures
hold the keys
to unlocking the truth
about our
extraterrestrial origins?
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