Auquin Punta

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Auquin Punta
Location Peru, Huánuco Region, Huamalíes Province
Region Andes
Height 3,932 m (12,900 ft)[1]

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,[2][3][4][5] Hispanicized spelling Auquin Punta) is an archaeological site with stone tombs (chullpa) in Peru located in the 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).[1]

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  1. ^ a b "Sitio arqueológico Auga Punta". mincetur. Archived from the original on May 12, 2014. Retrieved May 11, 2014. 
  2. ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)
  3. ^ Diccionario Quechua - Español - Quechua, Academía Mayor de la Lengua Quechua, Gobierno Regional Cusco, Cusco 2005 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)
  4. ^ David Weber, A Grammar of Huallaga (Huánuco) Quechua, University of California Press, p. 185
  5. ^ Vocabulario-Comparativo-Quechua-Ecuator-Quechua-Ancash