Awkillu Waqra

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Awkillu Waqra
Location Peru
Region Huánuco Region, Yarowilca Province

Awkillu Waqra or Awkilluwaqra (awkillu local Quechua word for apu (Andean mountain deity)[1] or grandfather, old man, waqra horn[2] Hispanicized spelling Auquilohuagra) is an archaeological site in Peru. It is situated in the Huánuco Region, Yarowilca Province, Obas District.[3] 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.[3]

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  1. ^ Juan José Garda Miranda, Historia, religión y ritual de los pueblos ayacuchanos, Los santuarios de los Andes Centrales (in Spanish)
  2. ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary
  3. ^ a b Archived February 24, 2014, at the Wayback Machine. "Sitio arqueológico de Auquilohuagra", retrieved on February 6, 2014