Cutimbo

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Cutimbo
Chullpas pre Incan burial towers Peru, near Lake Titicaca.jpg
Partial view of the archaeological site of Cutimbo.
Cutimbo is located in Peru
Cutimbo
Shown within Peru
Location Peru, Puno Region
Region Andes
Coordinates 16°01′15″S 70°00′08″W / 16.02083°S 70.00222°W / -16.02083; -70.00222Coordinates: 16°01′15″S 70°00′08″W / 16.02083°S 70.00222°W / -16.02083; -70.00222
History
Builder Colla Kingdom
Associated with Colla, Lupaca, Inca

Cutimbo (possibly from Quechua for Giant Armadillo)[1] is an archaeological site with stone tombs (chullpa) and cave paintings in Peru.[2] It is located in the Puno Region, Puno Province, Pichacani District,[2] the site was declared a National Cultural Heritage (Patrimonio Cultural) of Peru by the National Institute of Culture.[2]

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  1. ^ Fabián Potosí C. et al., Ministerio de Educación del Ecuador: Kichwa Yachakukkunapa Shimiyuk Kamu, Runa Shimi - Mishu Shimi, Mishu Shimi - Runa Shimi. Quito (DINEIB, Ecuador) 2009. (Kichwa-Spanish dictionary), p. 86. kutimpu: armadillo grande.
  2. ^ a b c "COMPLEJO ARQUEOLOGICO DE CUTIMBO". Mincetur. Retrieved 2018-04-09.