Choquepuquio

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Choquepuquio
Location Huacarpay, Quispicanchi Province, Cusco Region, Peru
Region Andes
History
Founded Approximately 400 BC
Abandoned Approximately 1530 BC
Cultures Wari

Choquepuquio[1][2][3] (possibly from Quechua chuqi metal, gold (<Aymara), every kind of precious metal, pukyu spring, well)[4][5][6] is an ancient Wari site in Peru in the valley of Cusco. These extensive ruins are situated in the Quispicanchi Province, Lucre District, near the village of Huacarpay and the homonymous lake.[7]

The site dates back to c. 400 BC and lasted into the Colonial Period before its abandonment around 1530 BCE.

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  1. ^ Y, Franklin Pease G.; Robinson, David James (1977). Collaguas: Yanque Collaguas : sociedad, economía y población. 1604-1617 (in Spanish). Fondo Editorial PUCP. pp. XXIV. ISBN 9789972427596. 
  2. ^ Hyslop, John (2014). Inka Settlement Planning. University of Texas Press. pp. 20–21. ISBN 9780292762640. 
  3. ^ Bauer, Brian S. (2014). The Development of the Inca State. University of Texas Press. p. 42. ISBN 9780292717725. 
  4. ^ Ludovico Bertonio, Aymara-Spanish dictionary (transcription): Chuqi - Oro, el mas rico metal.
  5. ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary): chuqi - s. Oro puro, oro fino. pukyu, juturi - s. Fuente. Manantial. pukyu, p'unqu - s. Pozo. Hoyo en la tierra.
  6. ^ Diccionario Quechua - Español - Quechua, Academía Mayor de la Lengua Quechua, Gobierno Regional Cusco, Cusco 2005 (5-vowel-system): choqe - s. metal. (Del aymara). Oro fino. / Todo metal precioso. / Nombre genérico del metal. pukyu - s. Manante, manatial, ojo o boca de las aguas subterráneas.
  7. ^ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=quTGrnn8KV8

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