Guanches: Ancient Mummies of The Canary Islands (Video)

Meet the mummies you've never heard of ...

The mummies of the Canary Islands have long been a subject of intrigue and speculation, with their enigmatic origins shrouded in mystery.

The Guanches, the islands’ first known inhabitants, practiced mummification rituals that drew comparisons to the ancient Egyptians, sparking theories of a possible connection between the two cultures.

A Journey Through Time

Some even proposed that the Guanches were remnants of the legendary lost city of Atlantis. Recent scientific discoveries, however, are shedding new light on the truth behind these fascinating mummies.

Unveiling Ancestral Heritage

Through advanced archaeological techniques and genetic analysis, researchers have determined that the Guanches were descendants of Berber peoples from North Africa.

“This finding aligns with historical evidence of trade and migration routes between the Canary Islands and North Africa.”

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Beyond The Sands of Time: The Mysteries of Guanches’ Mummification Rituals

The Guanches’ mummification practices were likely influenced by their ancestral roots and cultural interactions, rather than direct contact with ancient Egyptians.

These rituals served as a means of preserving and honouring their deceased, reflecting their spiritual beliefs and reverence for the afterlife.

Unlocking The Past

While the Guanches may not have originated from Atlantis or shared direct connections with the ancient Egyptians, their mummies continue to captivate our imagination and offer valuable insights into the complex tapestry of human history.

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Archaeologists Stunned As 2,000 Year Old Skull Bound By Metal Evidence of Ancient Surgery

The elongated skull fused together with metal is currently held by the SKELETONS: Museum of Osteology in Oklahoma, USA. The museum hailed the discovery as one of its “most interesting” pieces. The skull is believed to have come from a Peruvian warrior and that it had been damaged in battle around 200 years ago. It is thought that Peruvian surgeons conducted a miraculous surgery on the warriors’ skull when he returned from battle seriously injured.

The museum said on Facebook that the elongation of its structure was “achieved through head binding beginning at a very young age”.

This is a practice that showed social status.

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