For conspiracy theorists and pseudo-archaeologists, they have been hailed as unequivocal proof that the Ancient Egyptians were visited by beings who brought them advanced technology from the future. The Great Pyramid is probably the most analysed, studied, and measured structure in history. However, despite all of the attention and effort focused on it, it still retains much of its legendary air of mystery as to how, when, and why it was built.
There are no contemporary records of its construction and very few historical records of it until thousands of years after the era when it was supposedly built.
According to a documentary, clues about the ancient society having knowledge of modern technology to build their structures have emerged.
In Netflix series “The Pyramid Code”, it was revealed that a fascinating incident occurred when a chunk of stone fell off a lintel at Abydos Temple, in one of the oldest cities in Ancient Egypt.
Controversial images resembling a helicopter and other advanced-looking vehicles were revealed under the stern.
The 3,000-year-old hieroglyphs, found in Seti I’s temple in Abydos, are said to depict nothing less than a helicopter, plane and futuristic aircraft among the usual insects, symbols and snakes.
The writings have become known as the “Helicopter Hieroglyphs” among pseudoscience and conspiracy circles, with many supporters of the theory saying if the ancient civilisation was putting helicopters and modern spacecraft in their artwork, then they must have seen them, or at least pictures of them.
The “helicopter” image is the result of carved stone being re-used over time. The initial carving was made during the reign of Seti I and translates to “He who repulses the nine [enemies of Egypt]”.
This carving was later filled in with plaster and re-carved during the reign of Ramesses II with the title “He who protects Egypt and overthrows the foreign countries”.
Over time, the plaster has eroded away, leaving both inscriptions partially visible and creating a palimpsest-like effect of overlapping hieroglyphs.
The hieroglyphics have been interpreted as an out-of-place artefact depicting a helicopter as well as other examples of modern technology.
The documentary also reveals claims that further knowledge about Egypt’s structures is being kept hidden from the public.
The narrator raises the question: “Are Egyptian authorities preventing us from learning the truth about our past?”
These images symbolise mechanics that did not exist at that time, or so we are led to believe.
The narrator adds: “Nowadays, Egyptian tour guides are explicitly instructed not to point these out to tourists.”