New Nazca Lines Found in Peruvian Desert

In the Southwest Peruvian desert, new “Nazca lines” have been exposed after a sandstorm. The rock lines were though to be used by the Nazca civilization in ancient fairs.

One of the newly discovered geoglyphs appears to be a snake, about 200 feet long and appears near the well-known hummingbird drawing (pictured above.).

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A pilot and researcher, Eduardo Herrán Gómez, found the new rock lines last week during a flyover.

One of the newly discovered geoglyphs appears to be a snake, about 200 feet long and appears near the well-known hummingbird drawing (pictured above.).

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Archaeologists are researching whether the lines match those created by the Nazca, who lived in Peru from the first century B.C. and the fifth century A.D.

Hat tip: Phys.org
http://news.discovery.com/history/archaeology/new-nazca-lines-found-in-peruvian-desert-140807.htm#mkcpgn=rssnws1

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