Peruvian researchers rule out aliens as the creators of 2 mysterious dolls – DNyuz

Peruvian researchers rule out aliens as the creators of 2 mysterious dolls

At least we know they’re not aliens, forensic experts in Peru said Friday about two humanoid doll-like figures and an apparent three-fingered hand that was seized by customs authorities in the South American country last year from a shipment heading to Mexico.

After studying the objects, forensic experts with Peru’s prosecutor’s office said human hands made the objects with paper, glue, metal, and bones from humans and animals.

The findings quash some people’s belief that the figures come from an “alien center or come from another planet, all of which is totally false,” said forensic archaeologist Flavio Estrada, who led the analysis.

“The conclusion is simple: they are dolls assembled with bones of animals from this planet, with modern synthetic glues, therefore they were not assembled during pre-Hispanic times,” Estrada told reporters. “They are not extraterrestrials; they are not aliens.”

The prosecutor’s office has not yet determined who owns the objects. Officials on Friday would only say that a Mexican citizen was the intended recipient of the objects before customs agents seized them in October.

The country of Peru has long inspired speculation about alien visits to Earth, with its famous Nazca lines and iconic temples of Macchu Picchu drawing the attention of skeptics who argue extraterrestrials are the only explanation for such tremendous feats of engineering and ancient architectural development.

But the lack of scientific evidence to support those theories doesn’t stop them from trying to pass off mysterious discoveries as proof of otherworldly visitors.

Mexican journalist Jose Jaime Maussan and some Mexican lawmakers became the subject of international ridicule in September when he went before the country’s congress to present two boxes with supposed mummies found in Peru.

He and others claimed they were “non-human beings that are not part of our terrestrial evolution.”

In November, Maussan returned to Mexico’s congress with a group of Peruvian doctors and spent more than three hours pressing the case for “non-human beings” that he said were found in Peru, where he made similar claims in 2017. A report by the Peruvian prosecutor’s office that year found that alleged alien bodies were “recently manufactured dolls, which have been covered with a mixture of paper and synthetic glue to simulate the presence of skin.”

“They are not the remains of ancestral aliens that they have tried to present,” the 2017 report stated.

Experts on Friday showed reporters a couple of 2-foot-long dolls dressed in red, orange and green clothes. They said examinations showed the bones of birds, dogs, and other animals were used to create the dolls.

Meanwhile, an alleged three-finger hand was subjected to X-ray examinations. Estrada said the “very poorly” built hand was created with human bones.

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