Lines to the mountain gods: Nazca and the mysteries of Peru
The definitive book about one of the greatest archaeological mysteries of the world--the Nazca lines of Peru. Investigates the many myths and hypotheses that surround the lines. Tied in with a 2-part PBS documentary titled "The Mysteries of Peru", to air in fall 1986. 100 black-and-white photographs.
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