UFO Conjectures

Friday, March 09, 2012

Aztec: Revealed?

This weekend, the website will go live, anticipating the presses rolling on a book over two decades in research, three years in writing, and now ready for its release: The Aztec Incident: Recovery at Hart Canyon By Scott and Suzanne Ramsey, Frank Thayer, and Frank Warren

Less well known than Roswell (keeping in mind that the Roswell Incident was a one-day story in 1947 and did not become prominent until 1980, Aztec was revealed in 1950 in a best-selling book (how short is public memory), but the story was later dismissed as a hoax and was carried that way until now. The evidence is conclusive: a flying disc with dead "little guys" crash landed on a mesa in the Four Corners area of the Southwest and was recovered by the U.S. military. The book includes verified interviews of those who saw it, walked on it and were hours later "debriefed" by arriving military personnel and sworn to secrecy that they violated only in the last years of their lives.

I have posted an article on my website (www.frankthayer.net) introducing the book.

I know you are primarily interested in the film aspect of UFOs, but here is a proven story about the real thing, suppressed for 60 years. The order website goes live this weekend. Enjoy.

Frank Thayer, Ph.D.
New Mexico State University
Las Cruces, NM 88003

The Symbol for God or UFOs?

Copyright 2012, InterAmerica, Inc.

P.V. Glob’s The Mound People: Danish Bronze-Age Man Preserved [Cornell University Press, Ithaca, NY, 19704] identifies this image (No.74) as “The goddess of Earth meets the god of heaven, Slänge in Bohulän”:


Barry Fell’s America B.C.: Ancient Settlers in the New World [Simon & Schuster, NY, 1978. Page 73] identifies this as a “cross” from a Basque tombstone in the French Pyrenees:


Stuart Piggott’s Ancient Europe from the beginnings of Agriculture to Classical Antiquity [Aldine Publishing Co., Chicago, 1965, Page 143] presents these images (in one panel) as Rock-carvings of chariots or carts, horses and wheels. Late second-early first millennium B.C. at Frännarp, Sweden:



Philip Van Doren Stern’s Prehistoric Europe from Stone Age Man to the Early Greeks [W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., NY, 1969, Page 229] shows this as a Norwegian rock carving of a large boat carrying a sun disk:


We have all seen the cross-within-a-circle image in many cave drawings and primitive artifacts.

(And it is seen as a wheel in many later primitive drawings and paintings.)

In its later incarnations, it is listed as a pagan symbol adopted by Christianity, and shows up in many venues of the British Isles (Ireland, particularly).

But the uppermost drawing here comes from a time period between 3000 B.C. and 600 B.C., well before an articulated Pagan era.

Why the cross in a circle then?

The boat drawing comes from the Neolithic era (about10200-8800 B.C.) and shows the symbol for the sun god, according to Stern – the larger circle on the boat-deck, but what about the two circles above the boat, in the sky?

There are not two suns in the Earthian sky, and the Moon and Sun would not show up congruent to one another as depicted, even in Velikovsky’s therories.

The Basque tombstone carving may be a Christian articulation of a Pagan symbol, but is it just that?

Carl Jung’s mandala symbols, derived from Oriental cultures, are said to be unconscious manifestations of the God archetype – the wholeness of existence as reflected in the ornate symbols revered by holy men and religions indigenous to the Asian sub-continent mostly.

But the earlier “mandalas” depicted, as shown above, primitve as they may be, indicate something else – something otherworldly: divine or ?

Can we extrapolate a reality that impinged upon early man, which caused them to note that reality?

And if so, what was the essence of that reality? Divine interpositions or Extraterrestrial intrusions?

Can we ever know? Does it matter?