Image Gallery: The Nazca Lines of Russia

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Ancient Art

Credit: Image copyright 2012 Geoeye, copyright 2012 GIS Innovatsia, courtesy Google Earth.
The newly discovered geoglyph faces to the north (south is at the top of the image) and depicts an elk or deer. Visible from a nearby ridge it has four…Read More »

legs, two antlers and an elongated muzzle. It is made of stone and recent archaeological work indicates that it dates to somewhere between the 6th millennium and 3rd millennium BC, thousands of years before the Nazca Lines were created. Today it is covered with soil but, back when it was first constructed, it would have looked "white and slightly shiny" researchers say.    Less «
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