Nazca Lines

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A high plateau in southern Peru is home to the remarkable Nazca Lines - giant earth drawings of a hummingbird, monkey, spider, lizard, and other shapes created between 200 BCE and 600 CE.

Go Historic ID
319241
Short URL
gohist.co/319241
Names
Nazca Lines
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Materials
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Address

Peru
Location
Coordinates
14.701505° S, 75.137043° W
Date Published
October 8, 2013
Last Updated
April 11, 2015

Resources

  1. Between the Lines: The Mystery of the Giant Ground Drawings of Ancient Nasca, Peru
  2. The Nasca (Peoples of America Series)
  3. The Archaeology and Pottery of Nazca, Peru: Alfred Kroeber's 1926 Expedition
  4. Lines to the Mountain Gods: Nazca and the Mysteries of Peru
  5. A Sourcebook of Nasca Ceramic Iconography: Reading a Culture through Its Art