Haunebu

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English[edit]

Drawing of a Haunebu type flying saucer.

Noun[edit]

Haunebu (plural Haunebus)

  1. (Egyptology) A people from the Aegean Sea.
    • 1996, John Baines; Jerrold S. Cooper, Glenn M. Schwartz (editors), The Study of the Ancient Near East in the Twenty-First Century: The William Foxwell Albright Centennial Conference, Eisenbrauns, page 362:
      It has been suggested that the Haunebu, an “ethnic” name known from most periods, were a partly assimilated group living in this environment and reported in recognizable form only in Classical texts.
    • 1997, Jon Douglas Singer, Lost lands and cities beneath the sea: legends, folklore, and facts of the North Atlantic, page 5:
      He studied ancient Egyptian hieroglyphic records and in Atlantis of the North (New York, Van Norstrand Reinhold Company, 1980) he discussed the mystery of the Haunebu or North People. The Haunebu were mentioned in texts dating to 2400 B.C.
    • 2003, James Henry Breasted, History of Egypt from the Earliest Time to the Persian Conquest, Kessinger Publishing, page 188:
      They were called Haunebu, and a treasurer of the Eleventh Dynasty, whose duty was the maintenance of safe frontier ports, boasts of himself as one “who quells the Haunebu.”
  2. (ufology) A class of flying saucers supposedly built by the Nazis.
    • 2003, Nicholas Goodrick-Clarke, Black Sun: Aryan Cults, Esoteric Nazism, and the Politics of Identity, NYU Press, page 295:
      This technology led to the amazing German flying saucers of the Haunebu and Vril classes built under SS auspices.
    • 2007, James Sheridan, The Pandora Prescription, Sterling & Ross Publishers, page 17:
      […], and what crashed at Roswell was most likely a Haunebu.
    • 2010, George Romero, The Rescue, Lotus Vision Publishing Company, page 165:
      However, some weeks after Ger-many surrendered, both Haunebu and Vril craft were spotted in the skies over occupied Germany.

Coordinate terms[edit]

  • (Nazi flying saucer): Vril