Notes on the Geography of Peru: Cusco: Photo 88
Behind the wall there's this coursed relic of Paullu Inca--the only bit that survives. The building once contained a huaca or revered object, in this case apparently an idol. Could it have had anything to do with the figure on the stone behind?
(See Squier, p. 451, and Brian S. Bauer, The Sacred Landscape of the Inca, pp. 56-7.)
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