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Nazca Lines in the Peruvian Desert
2014-05-06 09:22:42

A new study indicates that in ancient Peru residents formed lines of rock which may have directed people to fairs and trade sites around 300 B.C.

Middle East Version of Nazca Lines Investigated
2011-09-17 05:01:39

By using satellite technology, researchers have discovered that there are thousands of ancient geoglyphs in the Middle East, but the purpose of these patterns remains a mystery.

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2009-11-02 07:45:00

An ancient South American civilization which disappeared around 1,500 years ago helped to cause its own demise by damaging the fragile ecosystem that held it in place, a study has found.

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2005-02-28 06:59:58

Archaeologists have discovered a group of giant figures scraped into the hills of Peru's southern coastal desert that are believed to predate the country's famed Nazca lines.


Word of the Day
dipsas
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.