ALIEN hunters are hoping that what they claim looks like a sarcophagus on the surface of Mars is the real deal and not just an extreme optical illusion

Could this be more than just an optical illusion?NASA•YouTube

Could this be more than just an optical illusion?

Images of the figure-like object have appeared on several alien websites and UFO channels with claims it could be an alien sarcophagus in an ancient burial ground or a fallen statue.

The object was found in images published by NASA after they were beamed back by the Curiosity River droid which is currently exploring the Martian surface.

In a video on the Mister Enigma YouTube channel a computer-generated narration said: “Something remarkable has been found in a Mars rover photo.

Mister Enigma has compared the shape to an ancient Egyptian sarcophagus from EarthNASA•MISTERENIGMA•YouTube

Mister Enigma has compared the shape to an ancient Egyptian sarcophagus from Earth