Written by Oscar Holland, CNN According to the country’s Ministry of Culture, a giant cat figure was discovered in southern Peru, carved into a dry hill over 2,000 years ago. The ancient geoglyph, 37 meters in diameter, is part of the Nazca Lines, a collection of hundreds of mysterious works of art etched onto a plateau 250 miles south of …Read More »
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The dun sand in southern Peru, etched centuries ago with geoglyphs of a hummingbird, a monkey, an orca, and a figure some would like to believe is an astronaut, has now revealed the shape of a giant cat, which lies over a desert hill. The feline Nazca line, which existed between 200 and 100 BC. It was dated during the …Read More »
birds. Be crazy. Monkeys. Mysterious men. These are some of the recognizable forms that are scattered in the desert of southern Peru at a distance of kilometers of stone. The full extent of this archaeological miracle was only perceived when they were seen from the air century RELATED: "Alien" mummies are plundered, manipulated Nazca bodies They still inspire and intrigue. …Read More »
Protests damaged Peru's mysterious Nazca lines. The repair effort led to the discovery of even more.
A photo from 2014 shows an aerial photograph of the condor geoglyph in the Nazca Desert in southern Peru. Scientists say they have discovered more of the ancient geoglyphs. (Rodrigo Abd / AP) The environmental organization Greenpeace caused outrage in 2014 with a protest in place of a large-scale ancient art in Peru that left its mark in the desert, …Read More »