The geoglyphs of Nazca. Some observations
- Published on Friday, 19 April 2013 20:00
- Written by Igor Alekseev
Igor Alekseev, december 2010
"Several centuries before the times of the Incas, the inhabitants of the southern Peruvian coastal region created a monument which, being unique in its kind, was intended to transmit an important message to posterity. Its enormous extension and the accurate lines of its contours could remind us of the Pyramids of Egypt. But instead of looking up to a work of monumental three-dimensional simplicity, we look down from great heights on flat surfaces, which over miles are covered with geometric patterns which spread, as if drawn by giants with rulers of hundreds of feet…"
– M. Reiche "Mystery on Desert"