Nazca Lines: Secrets in the Sand (The Show Notes)
Here is Jenny’s favorite Nazca geoglyph:
Here’s that adorable lobster!
Here is the Pampas cat. This is one of the Paracas glyphs!
Here is a pic of the Band of Holes!
Some of our sources include:
National Geographic: Why the Nasca lines are among Peru’s greatest mysteries
Donald A. Proulx: Nasca Headhunting and the Ritual Use of Trophy Heads. University of Massachusetts
Machu Travel Peru: NAZCA LINES THEORIES
Smithsonian: No Place Compares to the Relentless Lifelessness of Peru’s Sechura Desert
The Guardian: Huge cat found etched into desert among Nazca Lines in Peru
CHAUCHILLA CEMETERY – BONES, HAIR AND EYES
Amelia Carolina Sparavigna: Maria Reiche’s Line to Archaeoastronomy
Los Angeles Times: Remembering archaeologist Maria Reiche, who devoted her life to investigating Peru’s Nazca Lines
LiveScience: Mysterious glass in the Atacama Desert may be from an ancient exploding comet
Atlas Obscura: Chauchilla Cemetery
Donald A. Proulx: The Nasca Culture: An Introduction
David G. Beresford-Jones, Susana Arce T., Oliver Q. Whaley and Alex J. Chepstow-Lusty. The Role of Prosopis in Ecological and Landscape Change in the Samaca Basin, Lower Ica Valley, South Coast Peru from the Early Horizon to the Late Intermediate Period. Cambridge University Press.
Seattle Times: Ancient Nazca People of Peru Created Own Demise
The Guardian: Ancient Peruvian Nazca Turned Land to Desert
Science Daily: Mystery Of South American Trophy Heads Solved
Ben Taub: Ancient “Trophy Head” Child Was High On Psychedelic Cactus Before Ritual Sacrifice. IFL Science
Ancient Origins: Ancient Peru’s Cranial Surgeons Were Twice as Skilled as American Civil War Doctors
Tiffany A. Tung: Trauma and violence in the Wari empire of the Peruvian Andes: warfare, raids, and ritual fights. National Library of Medicine
Tiffiny A. Tung and Kelly J. Knudson: CHILDHOOD LOST: ABDUCTIONS, SACRIFICE, AND TROPHY HEADS OF CHILDREN IN THE WARI EMPIRE OF THE ANCIENT ANDES. Latin American Antiquity
Huarango Tree: The King of the Desert is Dying
Jaclyn Elaine Meagher: VIOLENCE AND TRAUMA IN THE WARI HEARTLAND
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