Erich von Däniken

Sites connected to theories / hypotheses on extraterrestial influences on earth, as developed by the Swiss author Erich von Däniken.

Connected Sites

Site Rationale Link
Baalbek Features in Chariots of the Gods
El Fuerte de Samaipata El Cascabel, two parallel lines, has been pronounced to be a flying saucer launching and landing site by Erich Von Daniken
Göbekli Tepe Features in Remnants of the Gods
Hal Saflieni Hypogeum
Megalithic Temples of Malta
Nan Madol See Erich Von Daniken (1973), The Gold of the Gods, Chapter 4: "Temuen, The Island They Call Nan Madol"
Nasca Lines
Palenque Tomb of Pakal the Great Sarcophagus lid supposed to show an astronaut
Poverty Point Erich von Däniken has suggested a connection to extraterrestrials. He suggested that one of the mounds was a landing platform for alien aircraft (wiki)
Pyramids (Memphis)
Qutb Minar 'Non-rusting' iron pillar
Rapa Nui
Rock Drawings in Valcamonica Feature in Evidence of the Gods
Stone Spheres of the Diquís theory of alien origin for the spheres in "Chariots of the gods"
Tassili n'Ajjer Many Round Head paintings portray 'strange' people with round, featureless heads and formless bodies. Erich von Däniken controversially described these paintings in his 1968 book "Chariots of the Gods?" as representing prehistoric, extra-terrestrial astronauts who had somehow influenced human evolution.
Teotihuacan Features in "Astronaut Gods of the Maya": "Examining stone carvings and statues from many Mesoamerican sites such as ..Teotihuacán in Mexico .., von Däniken reveals the astronaut technology" + discovery of mercury
Tiwanaku "In the late 1960s, writer Erich von Daniken concluded from his "research" that aliens set up a base at Tiwanaku and erected the great monuments using their extraterrestrial technology. He used as evidence a bizarre biblical interpretation that the prophet Ezekiel had been abducted by these same cosmic beings."


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