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Ancient artifacts shown in Iraq's national museum depicting??

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posted on Feb, 1 2014 @ 07:14 PM
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reply to post by captb13
 


You are so right about this. It's amazing how poorly we treat these links to human history.


reply to post by skyblueworld
 


S&F. Wonderful thread. I dearly love these ancient artifacts!
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posted on Feb, 1 2014 @ 07:28 PM
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Looks like a slee slack from The Land Of The Lost. Anyone else remember that show? I used to be really scared of those things when I was a kid, then years later I sae a picture of them and couldnt believe I had been scared of that! Anyway, now I get the reference to them, reptilians who live in a shaft that has a pyramid as an entrance.



posted on Feb, 1 2014 @ 08:01 PM
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S&F skyblue -

Porn stars..? Maybe, they ARE touching each other



In all seriousness, if these are true ancient artifacts then coupled with the
knowledge of how the ancients worshiped the planets believing them to be alive -
I would hazard a guess the 'people' are heavenly bodies and that is why
they are 'touching' each others bodies, which are also covered in circles providing a clue to 'motion'.

Sitchin would love this - two heavenly bodies 'crossing over'..
(muhaha - I'm such a blasphemer)

A picture says a thousand words...so yeah, porn-star mermaids is a more fun approach


Be well all..



posted on Feb, 1 2014 @ 09:24 PM
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Hey. What are you trying to say ...



posted on Feb, 2 2014 @ 04:51 AM
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Check out the being to the right in the first pic. It appears to have an antler like appendage... unless... nah, couldn't be... lolz. Thought for a minute there he was "throwing it over his shoulder like a continental soldier" heh heh...

*in singsong* Does your "beard"? ...Hang? ...Low?
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posted on Feb, 2 2014 @ 06:19 AM
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Rainbowresidue
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I know that a lot of people will say

"Don't jump on the Ancient Aliens bandwagon! Humankind was smart enough back then to kick start civilization on their own, thank you very much!"

Yet, I've seen so many threads, articles, films showing various artifacts from different countries depicting these creatures, that I am open minded and like to think that I'm also intelligent enough not to rule out the possibility that we could have been visited by aliens in the past.
(And come, on, those really don't look human.)

People like documenting what they see, and that's perhaps exactly what the people in ancient times did.

Thanks for posting these pictures.
Great thread. S&F


This is how my mind is set too, also I tried not to make this thread about the AA but secretly i knew what i was doing



posted on Feb, 2 2014 @ 06:30 AM
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Oddly enough I don't see aliens in these depictions, I see merfolk.



posted on Feb, 2 2014 @ 06:49 AM
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Reminds me of the Indian snake people myths.



posted on Feb, 2 2014 @ 08:46 AM
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These are therianthropes (half human, half animal).

The figures depicted are humans that are transforming into snakes. They are shown in the halfway point with snakelike round heads and small eyes. Their bodies especially their arms bend in snakelike ways and are spotted like many snakes. One image uses swirling lines to depict the actual moment of transformation.

One theory of art like this is that it is depicting hallucinatory experiences brought about by drugs or other mind enhancing methods. Sorcerers transforming into snakes is common symbolism around the world and snakes are also a common image of '___', just saying.

It is not 'easy' to make artwork like this so I am amazed by all of the people posting something like "I could do that, its fake, its just a primitive crappy drawing of a human" ... Etc. there is no reason think they can't depict such a simple form as a human. Exaggerate certain parts for symbolic meaning, sure (the giant members mentioned).



posted on Feb, 2 2014 @ 09:33 AM
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rickymouse
Looks like something I would make. I'm not the best at pottery myself.


Still, it's a remarkable achievement - of all the pottery that must have been made, the one that survived through thousands of years is one wonky clay pot that looks like it was made at elementary school. The creator would be proud.

The odds are astronomical. If you imagine that there were a hundred thousand people back then, with maybe a million pots made each year. Then the rate of loss is 10% - Every year, 10% of what remaining pots are broken. Then you would have a half-life of a decade. By the time one decade is past, you have half as many pots left. Going through several hundred decades, and the number will be reduced down to close to zero.



posted on Feb, 2 2014 @ 11:36 AM
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They made so many clay pots and bricks over the years in some areas that they stripped the claylayer off the land in those areas. This allowed the soils to lose there ability to hold water properly and led to the formation of some deserts. Once sand starts to blow around, it covers other areas that are still fertile and they can't support life well. People have been poor at managing the resources for a very long time. Actually only a small percentage of deserts were formed this way. It seems where there are pyramids there are deserts. Stripping this clay layer on a wide basis is not good. Many of these clays were formed over long periods of time with the help of trees. Very few places had clays from rock resources.



posted on Feb, 2 2014 @ 02:22 PM
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Cool find, thanks.

Whether ancient alien or poorly rendered (or stylized) humans, dunno, but the first thing that popped into my head was Oannes (thanks KV for helping me remember, your better than Google, btw), the fish guy giver of civilization who emerged from the Persian gulf.

Certainly looks fishy to me... with scaled (or ornately decorated robes) body and boneless arms... so either way, darned inter'stan and thanks for the look at the Museum as I'm not getting to Baghdad anytime soon.



posted on Feb, 2 2014 @ 05:07 PM
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Don't be so gullible.

Remember the old temple carvings in the Aztecian temple of reclining astronauts in Chariots of the Gods. And it turned out that it was a depiction of the temple priests recording the movements of the Sun, moon and stars.

There is possibly some very rash explanation so just relax.
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posted on Feb, 3 2014 @ 03:29 AM
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I'll got to baghdad, jst make sure i have a 2 wek layover in fiji first please.



posted on Feb, 3 2014 @ 03:31 AM
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posted on Feb, 3 2014 @ 03:45 AM
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boncho
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You shouldn't jump on the AA bandwagon. Mainly because they are throwing out 1000 different scenarios when only 1 or 2 of them might be true.



Throwing out 1000 different scenarios, when only 1 or 2 of them might be true, is IMO a better way to finding whatever the truth might be, than only having 1 or 2 theories in total, both of which could be wrong.



posted on Feb, 3 2014 @ 04:25 AM
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rickymouse
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I wonder if someone living over there could check them out and post more pictures on here. I doubt if we have any Iranian people on the site though, I think they would black out internet communication with Iranians. most people are mushrooms, and not wild ones, we are the kind that are cultured in boxes in the dark.


That got the first laugh of the day for me!
Treat me like a mushroom, keep me in the dark and feed me bull5h17.
S&F OP



posted on Feb, 3 2014 @ 05:16 AM
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Well done on digging this up, those indeed are our interesting visitors from the past, i'd recognize those spindly arms anywhere, see here



posted on Feb, 3 2014 @ 05:25 AM
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We have several Iranians on this board, yet, I am sure if they even saw this thread they would wonder why they are supposed to know anything at all about Iraqi artifacts.

They do happen to be 2 different countries ya know.


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posted on Feb, 3 2014 @ 06:09 AM
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The more I think about the 2 gulf wars, the more I think that they weren't about oil, gold or even geopolitics....more and more I'm starting to think it had a lot to do with the artifacts which are in that region.

Knowledge is power. Maybe saddam rediscovered knowledge from Sumner.... Maybe that knowledge has the potential to destroy alot of beliefs commonly held in the western world.

Sumner is the key.

P.s if you had to leave someone a message but you weren't sure if the next person to find it would even speak your language, how would you communicate that message??? You would draw a picture
I think that's why we have hyroglyphs and not paragraphs....



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