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Guanacaure
WANAKAWRI (Quechua , also spelled Guanacaure, Guanacauri, Huanacaure, Huanacauri, Wanacaure, Wanacauri, Wanakaure, Wanakauri) is an archaeological site and a legendary mountain in Peru
Peru
. It is situated in the Cusco
Cusco
Region , Cusco
Cusco
Province , in the districts San Jerónimo and San Sebastián , and in the Paruro Province
Paruro Province
, Yaurisque District . The mountain with the archaeological remains is 4,089 metres (13,415 ft) high and one of the highest elevations near Cusco
Cusco
. Wanakawri was one of the most important wak\'as of the Inca culture
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Awkillu Waqra
AWKILLU WAQRA or AWKILLUWAQRA (awkillu local Quechua word for apu (Andean mountain deity) or grandfather, old man, waqra horn Hispanicized spelling Auquilohuagra) is an archaeological site in Peru . It is situated in the Huánuco Region
Huánuco Region
, Yarowilca Province , Obas District . The site was declared a National Cultural Heritage of Peru by Resolución Directoral No. 786/INC of the National Institute of Culture on May 25, 2006. SEE ALSO * Wallpayunka * Wich\'un REFERENCES * ^ Juan José Garda Miranda, Historia, religión y ritual de los pueblos ayacuchanos, Los santuarios de los Andes Centrales (in Spanish) * ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary * ^ A B mincetur.gob.pe Archived February 24, 2014, at the Wayback Machine
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Awkin Punta
AUQUIN PUNTA (possibly from Quechua Awkin Punta, awki prince; a mythical figure of the Andean culture; grandfather, -n a suffix , local Quechua punta peak; ridge; first, before, in front of, Hispanicized spelling Auquin Punta) is an archaeological site with stone tombs (chullpa ) in Peru
Peru
located in the Huánuco Region
Huánuco Region
, Huamalíes Province , Jacas Grande District . It is situated at a height of about 3,932 m (12,900 ft) above the village of Carhuapata (Qarwapata). SEE ALSO * Miyu Pampa REFERENCES * ^ A B "Sitio arqueológico Auga Punta". mincetur. Archived from the original on May 12, 2014. Retrieved May 11, 2014
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Awkimarka (Apurímac)
AWKIMARKA (Quechua awki prince / a mythical figure of the Andean culture / grandfather, marka village, Hispanicized spelling Auquimarca) is an archaeological site in the Apurímac Region in Peru . It lies on a mountain of the same name which reaches a height of about 4,000 metres (13,123 ft). It is situated in the Apurímac Region , Andahuaylas Province , on the border of the districts of Pomacocha and Tumay Huaraca
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Awkimarka (Huánuco)
AWKIMARKA (Quechua awki prince / a mythical figure of the Andean culture / grandfather, marka village, Hispanicized spelling Auquimarca) is an archaeological site in Peru
Peru
. It is situated in the Huánuco Region
Huánuco Region
, Ambo Province
Ambo Province
, Tomay Kichwa District . REFERENCES * ^ Teofilo Laime Acopa, Diccionario Bilingüe, Iskay simipi yuyay k'ancha, Quechua – Castellano, Castellano – Quechua * ^ Diccionario Quechua - Español - Quechua, Academía Mayor de la Lengua Quechua, Gobierno Regional Cusco, Cusco 2005 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary) * ^ mincetur.gob.pe Archived February 24, 2014, at the Wayback Machine
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Awqa Punta
AWQA PUNTA (Quechua awqa enemy, opponent, rival; hostile, local Quechua punta peak; ridge; first, before, in front of, hispanicized spelling Auga Punta) is an archaeological site in Peru
Peru
located in the Huánuco Region
Huánuco Region
, Huamalíes Province , Jircan District . It is situated at a height of about 3,700 m (12,100 ft) on a mountain named Hirkan (Jircán), near the village of Urpish. SEE ALSO * Miyu Pampa * Urpish REFERENCES * ^ A B "Sitio arqueológico Auga Punta". mincetur. Archived from the original on May 12, 2014. Retrieved May 11, 2014. * ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary) * ^ David Weber, A Grammar of Huallaga (Huánuco) Quechua, University of California Press, p
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Awila Qhincha Mach'ay
AHUILA GENCHA MACHAY (possibly from Quechua awila grandmother a borrowing from Spanish abuela, qhincha bad luck, unlucky person, unlucky, qincha hedge, fence, mach'ay cave, hispanicized spellings Ahuila Gencha Machay, Ahuila Guencha Machay) is an archaeological site with cave paintings in Peru
Peru
. It lies in the Huánuco Region
Huánuco Region
, Huamalíes Province , Singa District . It is situated on the mountain Ocpay southwest of Singa, at a height of about 3,853 metres (12,641 ft). SEE ALSO * Quillcay Machay * Huata REFERENCES * ^ David Weber, A Grammar of Huallaga (Huánuco) Quechua, University of California Publications, LINGUISTICS, Volume 112, University of California Press, 1989 * ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary) * ^ "Sitio arqueológico Ahuila Gencha Machay". mincetur
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Aspero
ASPERO is a well-studied Late Preceramic site of the ancient Norte Chico civilization , located at the mouth of the Supe river on the north-central Peruvian coast. The site covers an area of approximately 35 acres and is made up of two large platform mounds, Huaca de los Sacrificios and Huaca de los Idolos, along with 15 other smaller mounds. CONTENTS * 1 Excavations * 2 See also * 3 References * 4 Bibliography * 5 External links EXCAVATIONSAfter excavations archaeologists have found that each mound was built in stages, having two or three tiers rising about 10m about the surface. They have found ceremonial buildings, plazas, terraces, and large middens. Caches were found in these structures including clay figurines, wooden bowls, feathers, cotton, and string and cane objects. The diet of Aspero
Aspero
is believed to have been primarily maritime because of its proximity to the Pacific Ocean
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Acaray
For the hydroelectric power plant and HVDC-back-to-back facility in Paraguay, see Acaray Power Plant ACARAY, also known as the FORTRESS OF ACARAY, is an archaeological site located in the Huaura River Valley on the near north coast of Peru
Peru
(or the Norte Chico region ). The impressive fortress is located on a series of three hilltops, each ringed with a number of perimeter defensive walls that have parapets and bastions , which stand as testaments to the military nature of the site. Radio carbon dating has established it was built about 900-200BC and abandoned 1000–1470AD. Surrounding the hilltop fortress are lower-lying areas of occupation and extensive cemeteries, which have been heavily looted
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Amaru Marka Wasi
AMARU MARKA WASI, also known as WAK\'A AMARU MARKA WASI, (Quechua wak\'a a local god of protection, a sacred object or place / sacred, amaru snake, marka village, wasi house, hispanicized and mixed spellings Amarumarcahuasi, Amarumarkahuasi, Amaru Markahuasi), SALUNNIYUQ (Salonniyoq, Salonniyuq), SALUNPUNKU (Salonpunku), LAQU or LAQ\'U (Lacco, Lago) is an archaeological site in Peru
Peru
. It is situated in the Cusco Region
Cusco Region
, Cusco Province , Cusco District
Cusco District
, north of the city of Cusco
Cusco
. It lies east of the archaeological site of Saksaywaman (Saqsaywaman) and south of Tampu Mach\'ay and Puka Pukara , near Q\'inqu . This site named Amaru Marka Wasi was possibly the former residence of Amaru Yupanki (Amaru Yupanqui), also known as Amaru Tupaq (Amaro Thupa, Amaro Tupac), the eldest son of Pachakutiq Inka Yupanki
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Asana, Peru
ASANA is an archaeological site by the Asana River , a tributary of the Osmore River , in the south-central Andes of southern Peru . The site is situated at an elevation of 3,430 metres (11,250 ft), with land use documented from 3,000–4,800 metres (9,800–15,700 ft). Asana was occupied over the course of 8,000 years; though the inhabitants were initially mobile foragers, long term habitation was marked at a later phase by residential architecture. Taruca (Hippocamelus antisensis ) in the northern Andean mountains . CONTENTS * 1 Geography * 2 History * 3 Archaeological finds * 4 References * 5 Bibliography GEOGRAPHYAsana is located on the north bank of the Asana River in the flat fertile valley along 11,270 feet (3,440 m) of the river. The geological and geomorphological features are causative factors for its unique setting. HISTORYAn archaeological study of the Asana river valley was conducted 1986–89
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Asiru Phat'jata
ASIRU PHAT\'JATA (Aymara asiru snake , phat'jaña to split in half, -ta a suffix to indicate the participle , "split snake") is a hill in Peru
Peru
, situated at a height of about 3,895 metres (12,779 ft). It is located in the Puno Region
Puno Region
, Yunguyo Province , Yunguyo District . Asiru Phat'jata
Asiru Phat'jata
lies near Lake Titicaca
Lake Titicaca
at the road which connects Yunguyo and Puno , south of the village Asiru Phat'jata
Asiru Phat'jata
(Acero Patjata) and north of the mountain Qhapiya
Qhapiya
. On the hill there is an archaeological area. It was declared a National Cultural Heritage (Patrimonio Cultural) of Peru
Peru
by the National Institute of Culture
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Aya Muqu
AYA MUQU (Quechua aya corpse, muqu hill, "corpse hill", also spelled Aya Moqo) is an archaeological site in Peru
Peru
. It was declared a National Cultural Heritage by Resolución Directoral in 2003. Aya Muqu is in the Ayacucho Region , Lucanas Province , Chipao District . REFERENCES * ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary) * ^ El Peruano, Normas Legales, p
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Ayamachay
AYAMACHAY (possibly from Quechua aya corpse , mach'ay cave) is an archaeological site with rock paintings in Peru
Peru
. It is situated in the Cusco Region
Cusco Region
, Canchis Province , Combapata District , above the left bank of the Salqa or Salcca river near the village of Oroscocha or Oroscocha. The paintings are predominantly white and show abstract or geometrical figures. West of Ayamach'ay there is another site with rock art named Llamachayuq Qaqa . REFERENCES * ^ A B C "arte rupestre inca Cusco Perú". www.rupestreweb.info. Retrieved 2017-08-04
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Cerro Pátapo Ruins
The CERRO PáTAPO RUINS or NORTHERN WARI RUINS are the remains of an entire prehistoric city relatively near the site of present-day Chiclayo
Chiclayo
, Peru
Peru
. The ruins are primarily of the Wari (Huari) culture, which flourished from 350 CE to 1000 CE in the area along the coast and reaching to the highlands. These northern Wari ruins are distinguished from the Wari ruins in the Ayacucho Region to the south. The discovery was announced on 16 December 2008 by the lead archeologist , Cesar Soriano . The ruins both present the first evidence of Wari influence found in Northern Peru
Peru
and by their quality and extent, show this was an important site. Located 14 miles (23 km) from Chiclayo, the ruins stretch over an area of 3 miles (4.8 km)
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Cerro Baúl
CERRO BAúL (Spanish : Cerro "hill", Spanish : Baúl "trunk" (i.e. a place to store treasured items)) is an ancient political outpost and ceremonial center settlement in Peru
Peru
established by the pre-Incan empire called the Wari . It was evacuated after a siege by the Inca Empire in about 1475. Cerro Baúl
Cerro Baúl
is a terraced mountain, 2000 feet above its surroundings, with a settlement on the cliff tops themselves and in the immediate surroundings. Among other finds are the remnants of a brewery and large buildings that may have been used for ceremonial feasting. There is evidence of damage that has been interpreted as a careful and deliberate destruction, by the city's own people, of several buildings prior to the mesa 's being vacated
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