View of Huaracondo Valley from inside cave at Ñaupa Iglesia shrine / huaca, Huaracondo Valley, Cusco Region, Peru
The 3 angled panels carved into the altar have astronomical alignments.
Photograph ID: Naupa2019.31
Photo © James Brunker, Magical Andes Photography 2019
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Photograph size: 23.5 Mpixels (67.1 MB uncompressed) - 5931x3954 pixels (19.7x13.1 in / 50.2x33.5 cm at 300 ppi)
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