Description: Viral images and text / Hoax
Circulating since: 2009?
Status: FAKE (see analysis on last page)
Text example #1:
Email contributed by Karen M., March 21, 2010:
Giants Found in Greece
I thought this was really cool, how scientists keep finding proof of biblical stories!
Remember the old testament story of how the Israelites were afraid because of the GIANTS in the land of Canaan.
Numbers 13:33 - "There we saw the GIANTS (the descendants of Anak came from the GIANTS); and we were like grasshoppers in our own sight, and so we were in their sight."
Text example #2:
Email text contributed by Albert M., March 3, 2011:
GIANT ARCHAEOLOGICAL FIND IN GREECE
These astounding photos are from a recent archaeological discovery in Greece; This totally unexpected find furnishes proof of the existence of "Nephilim". Nephilim is the word used to describe the giants spoken of in biblical times by Enoch as well as the giant David fought against (Goliath). It is generally believed that most of these Giants came about when the fallen angels had union with earthly woman. Note the incredible size of the skull...
There were giants on earth in those days; and also after that, when the sons of God came in unto the daughters of men, and they bear children to them, the same became mighty men which were of old, men of renown.
And there we saw the giants, the sons of Anak, which come of the giants: and we were in our own sight as grasshoppers, and so we were in their sight.