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.

Facts & Stats on Nazca Lines

Go Historic ID
319241
Names
Nazca Lines
Lineas de Nazca
Nasca Lines
Dates
200 BCE-600 CE

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Resources for Nazca Lines

  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

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About This Listing

Last Updated
February 4, 2015
First Published
October 8, 2013
Submitted by
Holly Hayes
Title
Nazca Lines - Peru