19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Pierced Marble

Stone is considered one of the hardest surfaces in the world - yet Europe's history shows great triumph through sculpture. A lion's paw, so intricately carved, shows human's capacity to overcome through even the most challenging elements.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2003
Date Uploaded: 11.2021
Photo Location: Rome, Italy
Camera: Canon EOS 7D
Copyright: © Jarrod Lopiccolo