Nazca Culture
Peru


Maps
 


Museo Antonini, Nazca
 


Cahuachi
 
 

CERAMICS

Ceramics

ARTIFACTS
Anthropomorphic figures
Anthropomorphic spouted bridged vessels
Anthropomorphic vases
Helmets
Gold Masks
Single spouted bridged jars
Vegetable shaped vessels
 

CANTAYO AQUEDUCT

Cantayo Aqueduct
 

NAZCA LINES

Nazca Lines
 

TROPHY HEADS

Nazca Trophy Heads
 

TEXTILES

Nazca textiles
 

ARTICLES
Browne, David M., Helaine Silverman and Rubén García. A Cache of 48 Nasca Trophy Heads from Cerro Carapo, Peru, Latin American Antiquity (1993)
Conlee, Christina A. Decapitation and Rebirth: A Headless Burial from Nasca, Peru, Current Anthropology (2007)
Proulx, Donald A. Between the Lines: The Mystery of the Giant Ground Drawings of Ancient Nasca, Peru byAnthony F. Aveni, Latin American Antiquity (2001)
Townsend, Richard F. Deciphering the Nazca World: Ceramic Images from Ancient Peru, Art Institute of Chicago Museum Studies (1985)
Van Gijseghem, Hendrik. A Frontier Perspective on Paracas Society and Nasca Ethnogenesis, Latin American Antiquity (2006)
Vaughn, Kevin J. and Moisés Linares Grados. 3,000 Years of Occupation in Upper Valley Nasca: Excavations at Upanca, Latin American Antiquity (2006)
 

VIDEOS (English)
Nazca Lines and Chauchilla Necropolis (4 min.)
Ancient Murder Mystery: Riddle of the Cone Shaped Skulls [Chauchilla] (22:59 min.)
Peru's City of Ghosts [Cahuachi] (45:35 min.)
Secrets of the Nazca Lines (45:00 min.)
Flightpaths To The Gods - An Investigation Into The Mystery Of The Nazca Lines [Dr. Tony Sawforth, 1997] (48:07 min.)
Patterns on the Pampa: Secrets of the Nazca Lines [Anthony Aveni lecture at Vanderbilt University] (1:23 hour)
Traveling in Peru - Lima to the Nazca Lines with a little side trip to Chiclayo (28:31 min.)
 

VIDEOS (Spanish)
Culturas Preincas [Chavin, Paracas, Nasca, Moche, Wari, Tiahuanaco] (9:54 min.)
Cultura Nazca (26:50 min.)
El Imperio del Sol: Las Lineas de Nazca [Fernando Jimenez del Oso] (24:05 min.)
Historia 4 Pre San Marcos [Chavin-Paracas-Nazca-Moche-Tiahuanaco-Wari] (44:34 min.)
Peru, La Tierra de los Dioses (45:02 min.)
Maria Reiche y las Lineas de Nazca (50:22 min.)