The Nazca Lines are located in the Nazca Desert, a high arid plateau that stretches between the towns of Nazca and Palpa on the pampa (a large flat area of southern Peru). The desolate plain of the Peruvian coast which comprises the Pampas of San Jose (Jumana), Socos, El Ingenio and others in the province of Nasca, is 400 Km. South of Lima, covers an area of approximately 450 km2, of sandy desert as well as the slopes of the contours of the Andes.
A Roman light aubergine glass flask Circa 1st Century A.D. Decorated with swirls of darker aubergine, with folded collar rim and cylindrical neck, the spherical body with five abraded encircling lines of decoration, 7in (17.5cm) high