Nazca Line Hummingbird

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Tobias Lange
published on 10 March 2014

A Nazca geoglyph depicting a hummingbird. The designs and lines created on the desert floor of southern Peru are known collectively as the 'Nazca Lines' and were made over several centuries between 200 BCE and 500 CE. Their exact purpose is not known.

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