The Giant Hand of the desert Mano de Desierto is a sculpture by Chilean artist Mario Irarrázabal which is located deep in the Atacama Desert in Chile.
This is a very popular photo spot for tourists who are visiting this part of the world. The hand was constructed at 1,100 Meters altitude above sea level. The sculpture has a base of iron and cement and is 11 Meters tall. This piece of art was inaugurated on the 28th of March 1992.
Mario Irarrázabal is also known for some other bizarre pieces of Art in Madrid, Venice and Uruguay.