The Giant and the Geoglyphs of the The Atacama Desert, Chile

The Atacama Giant is the largest known prehistoric anthropomorphic figure in the world being 390 ft (119 m) long and believed to depict a deity of a local population from 1000 – 1400 AD.   It was believed to be an early astronomical calendar that told those who knew how to read it important dates such as crop cycles and seasons in relation to how certain parts of it aligned with the moon.

The Giant and the Geoglyphs of the The Atacama Desert, Chile

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