Jaime Maussan, who has previously been connected to alien claims that were later proven false, testified under oath that he believed the bodies were not terrestrial in origin. In his testimony, he said the Autonomous National University of Mexico had examined the bodies and found unknown DNA. He also said X-rays showed there were eggs inside them.
However, not everyone is convinced the mummies are alien in nature. The World Congress on Mummy Studies has called the claim a fraud when the mummies were first discovered in 2017.
It’s not the first time Maussan has been connected to such claims, which were later determined to be false. In 2015, he unveiled what was purported to be an alien body. However, the mummy was later found to be that of a child with a head deformity.
Archaeologists believe the elongated skulls on some Peruvian mummies are the result of intentional skeletal modification, which would have been practiced by wrapping babies’ heads in rope, cloths and wooden boards. The practice was possibly part of religious practice.