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Location Peru, Ancash Region, Carhuaz Province
Coordinates 9°21′35.4″S 77°31′13.9″W / 9.359833°S 77.520528°W / -9.359833; -77.520528Coordinates: 9°21′35.4″S 77°31′13.9″W / 9.359833°S 77.520528°W / -9.359833; -77.520528
Height 3,500 metres (11,483 ft)

Honcopampa[1][2][3] or Joncopampa[4] (possibly from Ancash Quechua hunqu swamp, pampa plain)[5] is an archaeological site in Peru. It is situated in the Ancash Region, Carhuaz Province, Aco District, at a height of about 3,500 metres (11,483 ft). Hunqupampa is considered one of the most important archaeological sites of the Callejón de Huaylas,[1] it lies in the little populated place named Hunqupampa (Joncopampa).


  1. ^ a b "COMPLEJO ARQUEOLÓGICO HONCOPAMPA". Retrieved 2017-08-04. 
  2. ^ Lau, George F. (2011). Andean Expressions: Art and Archaeology of the Recuay Culture. University of Iowa Press. pp. 73–74. ISBN 9781587299742. 
  3. ^ Lau, George (2016). An Archaeology of Ancash: Stones, Ruins and Communities in Andean Peru. Routledge. pp. 158–159. ISBN 9781317482154. 
  4. ^ Box, Ben; Frankham, Steve (2006). Footprint Peru. Footprint. p. 344. ISBN 9781904777885. 
  5. ^ Leonel Alexander Menacho López, Yachakuqkunapa Shimi Qullqa, Anqash Qhichwa Shimichaw (Ministerio de Educación), Wordbook Ancash Quechua-Spanish