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Sumer and the Anunnaki

Sumer and the Anunnaki

Sumer and the Anunnaki. Winged figure from the palace of Sargon of Akkad, in Assyria. Does this creature have a hand watch on his arm?

Sumer and the Anunnaki

The ancient alien astronaut theory presupposes that thousands of years ago even before recorded history our planet was visited by astronauts from another world, intelligent beings with technology beyond our own today.  Many archaeologists around the world consider modern day Iraq as the “cradle of civilization”. Between 3500 and 1900 BC the Tigris and Euphrates river were the home of the Sumerian people who prospered in this region.

Civilisation_SumerThe Sumerians were the first people who started building actual cities, organised using actual city grids like we see in modern day cities around the world.  They invented sewer systems, they invented cobblestones -frequently used in the pavement of early streets, they were also taught in Agriculture but most importantly they were the first civilization that invented the first known writing system by using cuneiform script on clay tablets. They were one of the most advanced ancient civilizations.  History tells us many interesting facts and stories about the Sumerians and even today archaeologists and historians still do not have a complete picture that could tell everything about the people that once inhabited the region of the Tigris and Euphrates rivers.

In the 19th century archaeologists exploring the ancient ruins of Nineveh discovered 22,000 clay tablets. After translation, these tablets showed amazing  similar stories to those found in the Judeo-Christian Bible. We find stories of the great flood in these tablets and we can even read of Adam and Eve so basically all of these stories have precedence with the ancient Sumerians.

Akkadian cuneiform. Credit Anonymous.

Akkadian cuneiform. Credit Anonymous.

Today when we read or seek information about the Sumer and the Anunnaki or the people that inhabited that part of the world we come across  controversial author  Zecharia Sitchin.  In 1976 author Sitchin published his personal translations of the Sumerian texts in a series of books called “The Earth Chronicles“. According to Sitchin the clay tablets describe an alien race known as the Anunnaki who came to Earth to mine gold. Sitchin practically suggests that extraterrestrial visited earth in the past because their home-planet needed gold to survive. The gold deposits in their atmosphere were depleting so they came to Earth, mined old and took it back to their planet to save it, but what is it that makes gold so special and important?


Zacharia Sithcin holding a 6000 year old clay tablet. Image Credit Wikipedia.

On Earth, gold is one of the most important resources society knows of. We use it in a lot of things. It is used in electrical components and in almost everything that has to do with electricity, gold is really one of the top conductors, and its malleability and ability to transform it into wires, the ability to use it in really small forms as nanoparticles is going to make it an incredible technological resource for any sort of intelligent life form, so you would believe that an alien race with the ability to travel through space uses gold in more than one form.

Gold can also be used as an energy source through properties called thermoelectric effects, where it can take heat and turn it directly into electricity, this means obtaining clean and efficient energy.

Gold reflects infrared light. Infrared is basically light you don’t see it, but we interact with it in the form of heat,  the radiation interacts with our molecules and that makes them vibrate faster and you’ll feel that as heat, gold also makes a good heat shield, partly because it’s so malleable. You can make gold very thin; it’s easy to work with; and it has great properties for reflecting and heat protection its truly the only metal that really lasts, we can say that Gold is indestructible. Ancient civilizations used it thousands of years ago in figures and some of them in buildings, anything that was made out of gold– thousands of years ago still exists today.

Sitchin theorised that “the Anunnaki” came from another planet in our solar system that has an 3,600-year elliptical orbit. The planets minerals and resources were depleting, specifically Gold. The Anunnaki’s home planet needed gold in the atmosphere which was disappearing so they basically came to Earth to mine gold and take it back to their home planet.

According to the Ancient Alien theory, the Anunnaki genetically altered primitive mankind and created a labor force which allowed them to mine gold faster.

The Anunnaki created humans as a slave species According to Zecharia Sitchin, “the Adamu” were the first modern humans, they were created by the Anunnaki 450,000 years ago when they genetically mixed their DNA with that of prehistoric man and that way obtained a labor force which did what the Anunnaki wanted. According to Ancient Alien theorists this is something “carved in stone” and not just a made up story.

Early Sumerian cuneiform. Credit anonymous.

Early Sumerian cuneiform. Credit anonymous.

If we look at the Bible and ancient history, is it possible that Adam and Eve where the first “genetically altered humans” that the Anunnaki created?  Closer comparisons between the Hebrew Bible and the Sumerian texts reveal many similarities, not only in their stories, but also in their language. Could they have an similar origin?

One thing that we find curios is that “Adam” in Hebrew stands for “man”. “Adamu” is what the Sumerians refer to as “first man,” the Anunnaki slaves. Is there a connection here or is this a coincidence in history?

Some African cultures believe that extraterrestrial beings have been visiting the Earth for tens of thousands of years, for example the Zulu legends speak of a time when “visitors from the stars” came to excavate gold and other natural resources These mines were worked by slaves created by the “First People“. What we find particularly interesting is the fact that some ancient mines in Southern Africa are thought to be a hundred thousand years old and possibly even older. So who was mining the resources, primitive man? It doesn’t make sense. Could this point to the existence of the Anunnaki? prove Zecharia Sitchin’s theories correct?

Are the Anunnaki just ancient mythology? Are they a real extraterrestrial race that has visited Earth thousands of years ago? What do you think? Is there enough evidence to support the Ancient Alien theory about this extraterrestrial race? You be the judge.

Written by Ivan Petricevic

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  • Chris

    We are all descended from aliens…this is old news.

    • hidden_agenda714

      Correct. The “Gods” in the bible actually referred to the Aliens. And to the primitive humans back then, those Aliens with their advance Technology would seem like God to them.

      Anunnaki – “Those from heaven to earth came”.

  • rocketman481

    Marduk will return!!!

  • shan

    The Almighty says apart from humans & Angels there is one more race he has created much prior to human creation and they are called the JINN.
    The Quran says “ And I created the Jinn and men, only for them to serve ME”. “And We have created man from a clay hardened and shaped. And the Jinn, We created him before that from the fire of the fierce hot winds.” (15:26-27)The JINN are beings with free will, living on Earth in a world parallel to mankind. The Arabic word means to conceal. In short, these beings are created before mankind and living with us totally hidden or with a few signs just to show their existence in the form of Gods & Goddesses Ghosts, Ascended Masters, Aliens, Reptilian, Daemons, Nephilim and you name it etc etc….Refer the below links for more insight.

    • jo

      your full of crap. the quran is full of lies. read the bible to get the truth. there are no other Gods other than the man who died on cross for us Jesus. There are no goddess ghosts and whatever other bs your saying

      • shan

        Brother Jo,

        How can the God die on Cross and that also by his own creation “the man”.

        Below is the definition of Allah(The Almighty) in Holy Quran. If you have any better definition other than this I am interested.

        “Say: He is Allah, The One and Only.
        “Allah, the Eternal, Absolute.
        “He begets not, nor is He begotten.
        And there is none like unto Him.”
        [Al-Qur’an 112:1-4]

        • chris

          Stupid! God s unknown!

      • hidden_agenda714

        LOL, you’re a freaking idiot. The bible is a complete fraud. It is not an accurate translation. It has been modified to keep people like you uniformed.

        The Sumerian Tablets are the real deal. It predates the Bible by over 2,000 years. The Hebrew Bible was a short copy of the Sumerian tablet.

        And your bible, is a very bad copy of the Hebrew Bible. Not only that, the Church and whomever translated the Hebrew Bible also left out a couple of chapters. I wonders why.

        • Holly

          Totally agree amazing how people don’t know the bible is a bad copy that diluted much older writings.

  • shamael

    one bigotry replaces another one, like so often. Religions use books that they will never be able to read, and Sitchin uses hieroglyphs that he also, and none of you, will ever understand. I read every single word of this tablet in clear and know what is written and symbolized there. This has nothing to do with aliens or any vision of the starry sky as such. It is the same story like those that come and tell us that the hieroglyphs in Egypt found on walls in the main temples are the history of Egypt, or that Jesus was alive and Julius Caesar or Hannibal where reality. When does humanity stops living with false beliefs and visions and killing each other for the greatest forgery of lies. Religion, our governments, and Sitchin have one in common, they tell us just any crap to earn money on the expense of those who believe in their stories.

  • Adam

    Why would the Sumerians write these stories on clay tablets about 5000 years ago? Because it was important to them and because it was real-it happened to them. Seriously..they spelled it all out for us…they couldn’t have given us any better proof that it occurred than this. And of course the bible continued with some of this information as well.

  • Paul Yak

    It truly makes sense as our overlords (Elite royalty, so called nobility, industrialists and politicians etc) are so addicted to gold. It is just a shiny metal unless you can see/sense/research its subatomic/monoatomic/triboelectric properties, which they/their alien leaders can/did/do. This is why I believe we must take back the rule of OUR world. Not an elite working in conjunction with an alien race to steal OUR Resources!

    • chris

      Rules? They don’t have one I guess…