Detail of chakana / Andean cross carved into bluestone altar in cave at Ñaupa Iglesia shrine / huaca, Huaracondo Valley, Cusco Region, Peru
The roses on top of the rock have been left as an offering.
Photograph ID: Naupa2019.38
Photo © James Brunker, Magical Andes Photography 2019
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Photograph size: 21.9 Mpixels (62.7 MB uncompressed) - 3821x5732 pixels (12.7x19.1 in / 32.4x48.5 cm at 300 ppi)
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