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Ancient Astronauts, Aliens, UFOs, And The Dropa Stones

Updated on March 28, 2012
One of the 750 Dropa Stones found in the Himilayans
One of the 750 Dropa Stones found in the Himilayans

In the Baian-Kra-Ula mountains in China, in the year 1938, a scientific expedition led by Dr. Chi Pu Twi made an astonishing discovery that would possibly change the world forever. In some of the caves perched high atop the mountain it was discovered that the occupants were that of some ancient culture. Buried in the dust on the cave floor lay 715 stone like disks that appeared to be similar to that of an ancient phonograph (sound reproducing machine) record some 10,000 to 12,000 years old. The spiral groove that encompossed the disk proved to be more important than first thought, the groove itself was actually composed of tiny hieroglyphics that tell the incredible story of spaceships from outer space, from some far off distant world, that crash landed in the mountains. The disk tells the amazing story of the ships piloted by an alien race known only as the Dropas.

"Did the discs actually record an abortive space mission by alien astronauts 12,000 years ago? Nearly all the leading 'space speculators' - theorists like Erich von Daniken and Peter Kolosimo - believe so" (Anonymous, Online 2010 ). Has the scientific community finally received enough information to rewrite history and accept the proposition that we are not alone, an intelligent alien species may have already visited earth?

Following is the true story of the Dropa Stones.

This photo, taken by Dr. Karly Robin-Evans during his 1947 expedition shows the Dropa stone and the present clan of Dropa And Han.
This photo, taken by Dr. Karly Robin-Evans during his 1947 expedition shows the Dropa stone and the present clan of Dropa And Han.

The Bayankara -Ula mountains border china & Tibet. High on top of this vast mountain chain lays a series of interlinked caves. A team of archeologists, lead by professor Chi Pu Twi, were conducting a very detailed, but routine survey with in these caverns. They discovered, inside the caves, several ancient and neatly arranged burial sites. Within each mound lay the skeletal remains of what was thought to be very strange race of human like beings. The remains were strange in that the skeletons were only about 4 feet tall and unnaturally frail and thin with large, overdeveloped skulls. At first the skeletons were thought to belong to an undiscovered species of mountain gorillas. However, the professor was quick to point out that no one has ever heard of any known species of gorilla burying one another.

Upon further investigation of the caves more discoveries were made that all but ruled out the theory that these skeletons were apes. Carved throughout the cavern on walls and ceilings were pictograms of the heavens: the sun, moon, stars and of Earth itself. Each pictogram was connected by a series of dots that formed what looked like a map of the outer galaxy.

Strange skeletons and pictograms were thought to be the height of the discovery until the team made the most incredible discovery of all. Half-buried in the dirt floor of the cave was a stone disk. The disk was obviously made by an intelligent creature and appeared to look similar to that of a primitive 'Stone Age Gramophone record.' A fine spiral groove radiated out from a hole 3/4" wide in the center of the stone to the rim. The disk, upon further inspection, was thought to be between 10,000 and 12,000 years old. If true, the disks would be older than the great pyramids of Egypt. When closer inspection of the disc was performed it showed that the spiral groove was, in fact, a continuous spiraling line of closely written characters, hieroglyphics of an unknown source, alien in mantra, and like nothing that had ever been seen on earth before.


Dropa Stones
Dropa Stones

The Dropa Stones Deciphered

The Dropa stones lay silent for 20 years after their discovery due to the inability of experts to translate the hieroglyphs engraved on the disks. It was not until 1962 when Dr. Tsum Um Nui broke the code and deciphered the 'speaking grooves' that the extraordinary knowledge engraved on the discs were realized. Unfortunantly, however,  the knowledge brought forth was only realized by a select few, the outside world, I'm afraid, remained unknowing. The professors conclusion of the meaning of the discs were felt by the scientific society to be so earth shattering that they were officially repressed. The academy stated that the story the Dropa related was nothing short of astounding. It would challenge everything they knew about our history and humankind's place in the universe. The Peekjing Academy of Pre-History forbade him to publish his findings. Eventually, against there will or with their approval, no one is absolutely sure, Dr. Tsum Um Nui did, in-fact, publish his findings and entitled it "The Grooved Script Concerning Spaceships Which, as Recorded on the Discs, Landed on Earth 12,000 Years Ago."

The Findings:

The Dropa Stones tell an amazing story of an alien space probe from a distant planet that crash landed in the mountains of the Himalayas of which the occupants of the spacecraft, the Dropa, found refuge in the caves of the Baian-Kara-Ula mountains. The members of the Han tribe, whom were occupying neighboring caves, were fearful of the Dropas, and misunderstood their intentions. In turn the Han tribe hunted down the aliens, killing some in the process.

Here is an excerpt from one of the transcribed stones: "The Dropa came down from the clouds in their aircraft. Our men, women, and children hid in the caves ten times before sunrise. When at last they understood the sign language of the Dropa, they realized that the newcomers had peaceful intentions...."

The Dropa Stones then go on to say that the Dropas became stranded on Earth when they were unable to repair their disabled craft. Not being able to return to their home planet they learned from the Han tribe how to survive.

So whatever happened to this alien race of humans?

Today the isolated mountain region of the Himalayans is inhabited by two tribes of people; the Dropa and the Han. No one in the scientific community has been able to prove that either tribe is of any known race on Earth; they are of neither Chinese nor Tibetan descent. Pygmy in stature, their heights do not exceed 3 ft 6 in and they weigh no more than between 38-52 pounds. The physical features correspond exactly to the skeletal remains found in the caves in 1938. The Dropa clan has unique features in that they are extremely thin, have unproportioned large heads, are yellow in color ,and have sparse hair on their bodies. Even more convincing that the Dropa have some relationship to the people who made the Dropa stone is that they have large inset eyes that are not Asian in aspect, but have pal blue irises.

Are the present Dropas the decendents of the Dropas that landed here on earth some 12,000 years ago? We may never know for sure. Supposedly though there is an ancient Chinese tale that tells of small, slender people of a yellow hue that descended to the Earth from the clouds and who were shunned by everyone because of their ugliness.

Interesting Facts Concerning the Stones

In 1968, 6 years after Tsum Um Nui decoded the Dropa stones, a Russian scientist, W. Saitsew, conducted scientific tests on the disks that yielded some very interesting and peculiar results. The physical properties of the disks contained high concentrations of cobalt and other metals. This combination of metals would have made the stone so hard that it would have been virtually impossible for the primitive people to carve the hieroglyphs, especially with such small characters. When the disks had been tested with an oscillograph it was discovered that the disc had once been electrically charged and had functioned as electrical conductors as well. When placed on a special turntable they vibrated or hummed in an unusual rhythm as though an electric charge was passing through them. It is as if they formed some part of an electrical circuit. Speculation can only lead to the idea that these disks were once the main source of energy for an alien spacecraft. Obviously, the Dropa Stones, were created to serve a more important purpose than use as a stone tablet.

"Were the Dropa truly visitors from some distant planet, or is their story merely a creation myth imagined by a primitive culture? If the latter is true, it adds one more such "myth" to the large number of stories from ancient cultures that claim their descendents came to Earth from the heavens. And if the former is true, the Dropa stones could represent the first recorded visit of an alien civilization to our planet" (Steven Wagner, Online 2010).


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