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17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
monolith

Tiwanaku was the capital of a pre-hispanic empire located at the Titicaca basin from 550 to 1000 AD. The Stela monolith in this picture is believed to be an influential personality (ruler or priest) holding a Qero in one hand and scepter on the other.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 12.2018
Date Uploaded: 11.2019
Photo Location: Bolivia
Camera: Canon EOS Rebel T6i
Copyright: © Guilherme Tonelli