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In the Hole 
Photograph by Ira Block

Squatting in a pit dug for the dead, local worker Felix Mejia exposes the tops of two Inca skulls. Also visible is a piece of copper and two spondylus shells, valuable artifacts suggesting that those buried here were of high rank.


Photo Fast Facts

Camera: Canon EOS IN
Film Type: Fujichrome Provia 100 
Lens: 17-35mm
Speed and F-Stop: 1/60th @ f5.6
Weather Conditions: Overcast
Time of Day: 11 a.m.
Lighting Techniques: Flash fill on skull


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