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14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Altered Images
Stone soldier with crescent moon

A close-up shot of a figure atop a church in northern Spain that is flanked on one side by a crescent moon, symbol of the Moors, and on the other by a cross representing the Spanish Christians, two groups that battled for control of the country for centuries in the Middle Ages.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2016
Date Uploaded: 12.2016
Photo Location: Leon, Spain
Camera: Canon PowerShot SX130 IS
Copyright: © ralph blessing