Photograph of interior of a 16th century church built in pre-Hiapanic (pre-Columbian) architecture style in 1572 in Morrope, Northern Peru
Photograph of interior of a 16th century church built in pre-Hiapanic (pre-Columbian) architecture construction style in 1572 in Morrope, Lambayeque Valley, Northern Peru. The church building is named La Capilla de la Ramada, and the pillars and rafters are cut from the algarrobo tree. The columns and rafters look like ribs. The pillars, rafters, walls and ceiling are covered with plaster and freshly painted with whitewash. The woman posing with flower offerings is Maria Ines Siesquen Valdera. Photograph by Nathan Benn taken April 3, 1989.
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