Nazca Stone-Peru-"The Phytomorphic Glyph"~CRNSPMG2

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Nazca Stone-Peru-"The Phytomorphic Glyph"~CRNSPMG2 Just late last year, scientists discovered over 140 new geoglyphs known as Nazca lines: a mysterious, ancient cluster of giant figures etched long ago into the desert terrain of southern Peru. These massive, sprawling representations of humans, animals, and objects date back in some cases 2,500 years, and are so large, many of them can only be identified from the air. While the purpose of these large motifs drawn by the ancient Nazca culture remains debated, we do at least know how they were constructed. All of these figures were created by removing the black stones that cover the land, thereby exposing the white sand beneath. These Nazca Stones are painted with an assortment of the actual geoglyphs. Phytomorphic is defined as "having or represented with the attributes of a plant. 49mm x 34mm x 17mm

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