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Scientists are shedding new light on the mysterious Nazca Lines etched into the desert of southern Peru, the disclosure of which, in some of the drawings actually represent.
A UNESCO World Heritage Site, is located approximately 249 miles) south of Lima, is the line to be considered to be a single of the archaeology of the great mysteries. The lines have been scratched into the dark ground to reveal the lighter-colored earth underneath, and are best viewed from the air. They show a wide range of animals, plants, imaginary beings and geometric figures.
Experts from the Hokkaido University Museum,, and the Yamashina Institute for Ornithology, and the Yamagata University in Japan, and graduated in the 16-bird geoglyphs, among the more than 2000 drawings in the field.
IT IS VISIBLE ONLY FROM ABOVE, MYSTIFYING ‘NAZCA LINES’ DISCOVERED IN MIDDLE EAST
“So far, the birds in these drawings are identified on the basis of general impressions, or a few morphological characters are present in each and every person,” said Masaki Eda, the Hokkaido University Museum,,, in a statement. “We have closely observed the shapes and the relative sizes of the birds’ beaks, heads, necks, organs, wings, tail, and feet and compared them with those of modern birds in Peru.”
The investigation is re-assigned to a previously identified enjoyment as a hermit.
The scientists were then able to re-arrange some of the pictures. A well-known form of cut-out in the desert, long thought to be a humming bird, in fact, shows a hermit, or so they say. One of the other drawing, which was previously thought to be a guano bird is a pelican, another long-unidentified bird among the pictures.
“The Nazca people, who are the focus of the pictures will not be able to see pelicans, as a food gathering at the shore,” Eda explained. “Our findings show that they are attracted to exotic birds, and not that of the local birds, and this may be a clue as to why they are attracted to them in the first place.”
NAZCA LINES OF KAZAKHSTAN: MORE THAN 50 GEOGLYPHS DISCOVERED
Etched in the floor by pre-Inca people and the Nazca Lines date from about 400 B. C. To 1000 A. D. the Mystery of it, but it still drifts around, and why they were created. The theories are that they are one of the primitive Sun calendars, the irrigation system, or even an alien landing strip, according to LiveScience.
With its long and thin bill, short legs, and three toes of the same side, and a long tail with elongated central portion, and the previously-identified hummingbird has been re-classified as a hermit. In Peru, a long and pointy tail, only to occur in the hermitage, while the tails of the typical humming birds have a forked or fan-shaped. (Eda, M., and T. Yamasaki, Sakai, M., Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports. The 20th of June, 2019 at the latest)
The researchers of the study, which was published in the Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports.
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