Saqsawaman, Overlooking CuzcoArtist(s)Marilyn BridgesArtist NationalityAmerican (North American)Object Creation Date1989Medium & Supportgelatin silver print on paperDimensions
11 in x 14 in (27.94 cm x 35.56 cm)Credit LineGift of Mr. and Mrs. James Agah, Class of 1989 (BBA)Subject matter
Marilyn Bridges describes the markings and monuments that she photographs from above as “the messages of humankind.” As a pilot and photographer, she documents contemporary landscapes connected to ancient times, which addresses the human relationship to the earth and environment. This photograph depicts the ancient citadel Saqsawaman overlooking the city Cuzco or Cusco in Peru. Cuzco, the capital of the Incan empire, is pictured here as both an ancient and modern city.Physical Description
This photograph depicts an aerial view of an ancient citadel overlooking a city.Primary Object ClassificationPhotographCollection AreaPhotographyRights
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Inca (culture, general)