Posted: 24 Jul 2009 01:32 PM PDT
Well . . . half of that is right . . . the fetus part, anyway.
The picture below is often offered as part of the “aliens visited ancient Egypt” paleobabblefest on the internet.
The mummified corpse on the right is said to be alien (”just look at the head and eyes . . . must be alien”). Alien researchers also like to wonder aloud why the scientific community hides such information and doesn’t just admit it’s proof of aliens.
Is this an alien body? Nope. And it’s hardly a secret picture, either. The picture can be found in Nicholas Reeves’ book, The Complete Tutankhamen (1990, pp. 124-125), a widely-sold resource on King Tut.
So what is it? It’s one of two HUMAN CHILD fetuses found in Tut’s tomb. Here is the original in situ photo of the tomb tiny sarcophagi:
The scale of the two small fetuses is perhaps better noted from this (again, hardly secret) photo of Zahi Hawass unwrapping one of the fetuses:
Now here’s a closeup of the unwrapped fetus:
Gosh! That sure looks like an alien! Yeah; it looks like an alien all right — unless you’ve ever seen the skull and skeletal remains of a human fetus. Here are some examples at 21.5, 30, 31, and 34 weeks, respectively. They are all photos of human skeletal recreations created by the same medical supply company that I linked to a few posts ago about elongated skulls. (And there are more examples at the medical supply link). Everyone that goes through medical school sees skulls and skeletons like this. No news here; no aliens.
Lastly, here’s a set of human fetal skeletal remains with skull at 32 weeks. (And remember, humans aren’t aliens).
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