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Was Boskop Man Really An Alien?

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« on: January 07, 2010, 07:18:17 pm »

Was Boskop Man Really An Alien?

The Boskops (Homo Capensis) were a group of early humans who lived in southern Africa between 10,000 and 30,000 years ago. They were about our size, 5' - 6', but their skulls were larger and have been described as "melon heads". It is thought they were more intelligent then we are. Could Boskop Man and the grey aliens be one and the same?

About Boskop Man

The first Boskop skull was discovered in 1913 by Frederick FitzSimons, more skulls were later found by other paleontologists. Scientists say the Boskops were similar to us but had small, childlike faces and huge melon heads.

The science writer Loren Eiseley described them in his book "The Immense Journey":

"... ten thousand years ago. The man of the future, with the big brain, the small teeth.... He lived in Africa. His brain was bigger than your brain. His face was straight and small, almost a child's face. When the skull is studied in projection and ratios computed, we find that these fossil South African folk, generally called "Boskop" or "Boskopoids" after the site of first discovery, have the amazing cranium-to-face ratio of almost five to one. In Europeans it is about three to one. This figure is a marked indication of the degree to which face size had been "modernized" and subordinated to brain growth."

Their cranial capacity was 1800 cc., compare that to modern humans who only average 1400 cc.

The authors of the book "Big Brain: The Origins and Future of Human Intelligence" Gary Lynch and Richard Granger speculate:

"Just as we're smarter than apes, they were probably smarter than us."

Robert Broom gives the cranial capacity of the first Boskop skull discovered as 1980 cc:

"The cranial cast as thus restored displaces about 1960 cc. of water. If we add 20 cc. as a corection for the slight crushing of the left side we get for the corrected cranial capacity of the Boskop skull the very remarkable figure of 1980 cc."
("The evidence afforded by the Boskop skull of a new species of primitive man (Homo capensis)", published in 1918 by Robert Broom)

The below photos are of the Boskop skull taken from ""The evidence afforded by the Boskop skull of a new species of primitive man (Homo capensis)".

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