In whose genetic image were we made?
From his first book, The 12th Planet, on, Zecharia Sitchin has asserted that the Bible's Elohim who said, "Let us fashion The Adam in our image and after our likeness" were the gods of Sumer and Babylon -- the Anunnaki who had come to Earth from their planet, Nibiru.
The Adam, he wrote, was genetically engineered by adding Anunnaki genes to those of an existing hominid, some 300,000 years ago. Then, according to the Bible, in the days before the Great Flood and thereafter too, "there were giants upon the Earth" who intermarried with Adam's offspring, giving birth to "heroes of renown." With meticulous detail, Sitchin shows that these were the demigods of Sumerian and Babylonian lore. The famed Mesopotamian king Gilgamesh, who claimed a right to immortality, was one of them; so was the hero of the Deluge, Noah (the Babylonian Utnapishtim).
Are we then, all of us, descended of demigods?
In this breathtaking book, Zecharia Sitchin asserts that there exists, today, physical evidence that could prove those biblical and Sumerian tales.
Proceeding step-by-step through a mass of ancient writings and artifacts, he leads the reader to "Ur of the Chaldees" and Abraham's time, where four thousand years later archaeologists uncovered in the sacred precinct extraordinary burials unique for the wealth and opulence of artifacts they contained and scores of attendants entombed with them. Known as The Royal Tombs of Ur, they remained a baffling mystery.
Now, in this crowning oeuvre that reads like a detective story, Zecharia Sitchin reaches the stunning conclusion that the two most extraordinary tombs were the last resting place of an Anunnaki goddess and her demigod spouse and proceeds to identify them and their genealogical ancestry back to those who were first to land on Earth from Nibiru.
He then makes a sensational revelation that could provide conclusive physical evidence for alien presence on Earth in the ancient past, with an unprecedented scientific opportunity to track down the "Missing Link" in humankind's evolution and a key to unlocking the secrets of disease, longevity, and even the ultimate mystery of life and death.
Eminent biblical scholar and internationally acclaimed author ZECHARIA SITCHIN (1920-2010) spent 60 years researching and translating Sumerian clay tablets and other ancient texts that identify the Anunnaki and their planet, Nibiru. A journalist and editor in Israel for many years, he later made his home in New York City.