A grandiose “sacred well” of the Mayans at the site of Chichen Itza, Mexico, is considered by some researchers to be an abandoned rocket silo belonging to an antediluvian civilization that had once departed from Earth using spaceships.
The Mayans had a strong connection with the gods, and because of this, they had to bring the ultimate offering in the form of human sacrifices to please their creators. Victims were mostly children or elites captured during conflicts with neighboring clans, but other ornamental objects of great value plundered during their conquest were also discovered inside sacrificial pits.
For their offerings to reach the underworld effectively, Mayan religious rulers were using certain cenotes which they considered sacred. A particular ‘cenote sagrado,’ translated as ‘sacred well,’ or ‘Well of Sacrifice’ is located near the archaeological site of Chichen Itza in the Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico.
Its unusual particularities such as the circular design, openness to the sky, extended diameter and depth, sacred significance, as well as its location near the Maya metropolis of Chichen Itza – meaning “at the mouth of the well of Itza,” have made numerous seekers of alternative knowledge wonder if this sacred cenote hasn’t played a different role other than its conventional sacrificial purpose.
A cenote is considered a natural sinkhole resulted from the collapse of limestone bedrock that exposes the groundwater below. There are over 6,000 different cenotes in the Yucatan Peninsula, although most of them are small and don’t necessarily have surface-exposed water. They connect the outside world to subterranean water bodies that usually extend for several miles through underwater complex cave systems. Water inside these wells is most of the time extremely clear.
The once-sacred Ik Kil cenote is 200 feet (60 metres) in diameter and 130 feet (40 metres) deep. A carved stairway leads inside this underground basin. For modern humans, this particular cenote represents a tourist hot-spot; it served a ritualistic purpose to the Mayas, while for other, more ancient civilizations, we can only guess.
However, this site differentiates itself from the rest of the natural wells in the Yucatan Peninsula mostly because of its colossal proportions and shape. Because of this, alternative historians have grown suspicions of it being an abandoned rocket silo from the distant past, or even the scar left behind by a meteorite. Let’s explore the possibilities.
Alternative history speaks of Antediluvian civilizations which thrived before the ‘Great Flood’ event. These peoples are allegedly responsible for erecting pyramids in various corners of the world, and are also regarded as inventors of flying machines and other technologically advanced devices.
It’s possible that these advanced forefathers had terraformed the Earth before leaving the planet in their rocket ships, just before the impending global cataclysm was about to occur. Proof of their rise and mysterious demise is constantly found across the globe.
Numerous civilizations have kept their ancestors’ legacy alive through imposing structures, carvings, paintings, figurines and various other artifacts depicting humans in spacesuits, flying devices, as well as strange-looking beings for which our cultural paradigm cannot, or doesn’t want to give an explanation.
The Sumerian King List, together with the Egyptian pharaohs timeline, extend to a time when the so-called gods walked on this planet. Ancient civilizations had advanced astronomy and astrology knowledge, thus reflecting their superior knowledge of celestial bodies and cosmic events.
Other irrefutable evidence of this long-forgotten past is the advanced cartography knowledge the ancients possessed. Besides mapping the entire globe, they used the notion of longitude long before it was invented by our modern predecessors.
With this in mind, we can safely assume that pre-flood peoples had a keen interest in reaching the stars because they had already terraformed this planet, and it’s possible that such an achievement had been claimed.
Proof of interplanetary expanse can be traced across various places and epochs, and the sacred well near Chichen Itza could be a spot demonstrating just that. It’s ample diameter, circular shape and linear cut in the limestone differentiate it from all the other natural cenotes. Could this hole have been artificially carved out so that a rocket may fit in there?
Another factor is the murky water found inside this well. In most cenotes the water is very clear because the rainwater filtering through the ground contains very few impurities and the groundwater has a constant water flow that helps keep the basin clean. Because of this, cenotes had a more practical value for the Mayans, who used them to fill their water supply needs or for relaxation. But not the Ik Kil sacred well. This one in particular was reserved for ceremonial purposes.
When Edward Herbert Thompson had dived inside the sacred well in 1909, accompanied by two Greek divers from the Bahamas, he reported reduced visibility due to the murky water. Upon reaching the bottom of the cenote, he discovered a 16 feet (5 meter) layer of blue pigment covering the ground, among other particularities.
[The bottom] was full of long narrow cracks, radiating from centers as if the glass bottom of a dish had been broken by a pointed instrument,” Thompson said in his report. “We found down in the cracks and holes a greyish mud in which were imbedded the heavier gold objects, jades, and copper bells in numbers.”
With so many out of place features, the sacred cenote in Chichen Itza is sure to raise numerous question marks. Is it really a naturally-occurring sinkhole? Or is it rather the place from where a timeworn civilization had departed with its spaceship in the distant past? Is this sacred well the leftover remain of an abandoned rocket silo?
A second hypothesis hints at another cataclysmic event which occurred in the Yucatan Peninsula – the fall of a 10-km-radius meteorite that had ended the dinosaurs age about 65 million years ago. It fell not far from here, at the site of Chicxulub, and it’s possible that smaller pieces that were torn off from the main boulder have formed this sacred well.
Whatever the case, if we compare all the traits of a cenote with those of this sacred Maya well, we encounter many discrepancies that only make us wonder about its true origins and purpose. We won’t probably receive the craved answer from authorities, but this rapidly shifting world offers more and more clues that life on Earth may be cyclic.
That’s why Elon Musk is preparing for his final departure to Mars in the years to come. Will history repeat itself? What do you think to be the case?
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