Maria Reiche was a German mathematician, archaeologist, and technical translator who is notable for her research in the Nazca Lines in Peru, beginning in 1940. She spent the next fifty years living on the Nazca Plain close to the area of the drawings, painstakingly mapping each one, and trying to protect them. She died in 1998 at 95 and was buried beside her beloved geoglyphs.

Maria Reiche was a German mathematician, archaeologist, and technical translator who is notable for her research in the Nazca Lines in Peru, beginning in 1940. She spent the next fifty years living on the Nazca Plain close to the area of the drawings, painstakingly mapping each one, and trying to protect them. She died in 1998 at 95 and was buried beside her beloved geoglyphs.

Maria Reiche - Erin Wasson by Mario Testino - Vogue Paris April 2013

Maria Reiche - Erin Wasson by Mario Testino - Vogue Paris April 2013

Maria Reiche born in 1903 in Dresden, dedicated 50 years to mapping the Nazca Lines in Peru. She died in Peru, aged 95.

Maria Reiche born in 1903 in Dresden, dedicated 50 years to mapping the Nazca Lines in Peru. She died in Peru, aged 95.

Beschouwend. Het levenswerk van Maria Reiche. De Nazcalijnen onderzocht. Met trap en bezem. | martinnoordzij.nl

Beschouwend. Het levenswerk van Maria Reiche. De Nazcalijnen onderzocht. Met trap en bezem. | martinnoordzij.nl

Maria Reiche

Maria Reiche

Maria Reiche

Maria Reiche

Maria Reiche, old and beautiful

Maria Reiche, old and beautiful

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