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Mysteries of Peru. The lines

Author: Maria Reiche; Peter Spry-Leverton; Central Productions.; Channel Four (Great Britain); Atlas Video, Inc.
Publisher: Bethesda, MD : Atlas Video [distributor], 1993.
Series: Mysteries of Peru, 1.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Part of a documentary series exploring the achievements of pre-Inca civilization, this film examines the lines and vast animal figures drawn by ancient Peruvians in the flat desert floor. German-born mathematician Maria Reiche discusses her theory that the Nazca lines are a sophisticated astronomical observatory, created to mark risings and settings of the sun, moon and stars.
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Maria Reiche; Peter Spry-Leverton; Central Productions.; Channel Four (Great Britain); Atlas Video, Inc.
ISBN: 1569380058 9781569380055
OCLC Number: 30427242
Credits: Produced and directed by Peter Spry-Leverton.
Event notes: Videocassette release of a 1985 television film.
Description: 1 videocassette (50 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: Mysteries of Peru, 1.
Other Titles: Lines
Responsibility: Central Productions for Channel Four.

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Part of a documentary series exploring the achievements of pre-Inca civilization, this film examines the lines and vast animal figures drawn by ancient Peruvians in the flat desert floor. German-born mathematician Maria Reiche discusses her theory that the Nazca lines are a sophisticated astronomical observatory, created to mark risings and settings of the sun, moon and stars.

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