CLAIMS that five 1,700 year-old mummies look more reptilian than human have been causing a stir with conspiracy theorists.
New images of the “alien mummies” were unveiled during a press conference called “The mummies of Nazca” in Peru by Mexican ufologist and journalist Jamie Maussan on Tuesday.
This included X-rays of the mummified remains so Maussan could banish claims that they were fake or made of plaster, Ruptly has reported.
Mr Maussan alleges that of the five bodies discovered, three of them had “characteristics that are closer to reptiles than humans”.
He added: “Nobody has proved it is a fraud.
“We are going to present preliminary evidence that will determine in the vision of the media, in the collective vision of the popular conscious, the validity that it has.”
Maussan has claimed carbon dating samples of the body dates between 245 to 410 AD, though the result has not been verified as true.
Footage of the so-called mummified alien was released in June though some were not convinced.
Supposedly filmed in the ancient city of Nazca, Peru, users pointed out the “corpse” looks like it is a half-finished cardboard creation.
The video was posted by website Gaia.com which charges curious users money to view their exclusive paranormal content.
The site claims the extraterrestrial beast’s body was dug up during an excavation of the mysterious caves.
One viewer reported commented: “Something seems off. The corpse looks like it was made of plaster.”