Ancient Mysteries



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“A 2D shoot'em up with 3D graphics. You play Axo, pilot of the ship named Chukaru. Chukaru, with its abilities, is unique in the way it has been blessed by the gods.”

“In this world, the Pre-Columbian civilizations, ancient and mysterious to us, never ceased. Their culture spread all over the world.

"Instead of using steam then electricity, they mastered light then gravity. With even the most dense rocks "flying”, they started to build immense structures out of stones. Then they went on building flying mineral ships. Through their technology and their wisdom, they managed to make contact with three ethereal and much more powerful beings.“

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The Harbingers

All around the world people have reported visitations from an ethereal intelligence known as harbingers. Dating back to ancient times these beings have appeared to man usually to relay some sort of message. These entities seem to take on different forms over the years and when encountered,  are associated with Precognitive Dreams, Sense Of Missing Time, Visual and Auditory Experiences and even Abduction. One of the most famous accounts of such creatures occurred in the sleepy town of Pt. Pleasant, WV where local towns people began to see a shadowy, winged, red eyed figure which came to be known as “The Mothman”. Many associate the appearance of  this being with the collapse of the Silver Bridge which happened shortly after sightings started and after the tragedy, the sightings stopped. These things have also been reported before other major tragedies like 9/11, The earthquakes in China and Japan, Hurricane Katrina and various other disasters. Is it just a coincidence that people report encounters with these beings before such events? Or is it, as many believe, a warning of things to come.


The Shigir Idol

“A mysterious wooden idol found in a Russian peat bog has been dated to 11,000 years ago - and contains a code no one can decipher. 

The Shigir Idol is twice as old as the Pyramids and Stonehenge - and is by far the oldest wooden structure in the world.

Even more mysteriously, it is covered in what experts describe as ‘encrypted code’ - a message from a lost civilisation.

Professor Mikhail Zhilin of the Russian Academy of Sciences’ Institute of Archeology said: ‘The ornament is covered with nothing but encrypted information. People were passing on knowledge with the help of the Idol.’

Russian experts think that the strange carvings may contain a belief system, the equivalent of the Bible’s Genesis.

The statue had been dated as being 9,500 years old, after its discovery in a peat bog 125 years ago.

But new research in Mannheim, Germany used Accelerated Mass Spectrometry n small fragments of the sculpture, and found it is at least 11,000 years old.

That means the sculpture dates from the very beginning of the Holocene epoch - the era when man rose to dominate the world.’


The Voynich Manuscript is the world’s most secretive book. It’s dated to the 15th century and contains an unknown writing system that even renowned cryptographers have never deciphered. Illustrations in the book suggest it may cover topics like herbal remedies, biology, astronomy, and the zodiac, but no one knows for sure what it really is. Source


UFOs in old artwork- Many theories exist as to why a lot of old canvases appear to depict spaceships in the background. Some people think that it was the artist’s creative attempt to decorate an accidental splash of paint, or they were simply using their imagination to create something unusual that would grab the public’s attention. However a more disturbing theory is that these artists actually saw UFOs, and were painting what they witnessed. The paintings above are just some of the ones that show clear evidence that alien life may have existed centuries ago, if not now. They are certainly hard to explain, and the true identity of these sci-fi looking additions remains a mystery.

Puerta de Hayu Marka - Peru near Lake Titicaca

A huge mysterious door-like structure in the Hayu Marca mountain region of Southern Peru near Lake Titicaca,an hour drive from the city of Puno, has long been revered by local indians as the “City of the Gods.” Although no actual city has ever been discovered and recently homes have begun to be built near the site, about a mile inland from Lake Titicaca. The remote area is known as a Valley of the Spirits, or Stone Forest, made of strange rock formations that resemble animals, beings, buildings, dinosaurs, and artificial structures. The door or the “Puerta de Hayu Marca” (Gate of the Gods) has been, at some time in the distant past, carved out of a natural rock face and in all, measures exactly 23’ in height and width, with a smaller alcove in the center at the base which measures in at just under 6’ in height. 

  The native indians of the region had a legend that spoke of “a gateway to the lands of the Gods”, and in that legend, it was said that in times long past great heroes had gone to join their gods, and passed through the gate for a glorious new life of immortality, and on rare occasions those men returned for a short time with their gods to “inspect all the lands in the kingdom” through the gate.

The Nebra sky disc and other items that were found in 1999 near Nebra, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. c 1600BC
30 cm diameter and a weight of 2.2 kg, with a blue-green patina and inlaid with gold symbols. These are interpreted generally as a sun or full moon, a lunar crescent, and stars (include a cluster interpreted as the Pleiades). Two golden arcs along the sides, marking the angle between the solstices, were added later. A final addition was another arc at the bottom surrounded with multiple strokes (of uncertain meaning, variously interpreted as a Solar Barge with numerous oars, as the Milky Way, or as a rainbow). The Nebra sky disc  found in 1999 near Nebra, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. c 1600BC