Huacramarca

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Huacramarca
Huacramarca2.jpg
View of Huacramarca.
Huacramarca is located in Peru
Huacramarca
Shown within Peru
Location  Peru
Ancash
Coordinates 9°10′32″S 77°26′00″W / 9.1754411°S 77.4332291°W / -9.1754411; -77.4332291Coordinates: 9°10′32″S 77°26′00″W / 9.1754411°S 77.4332291°W / -9.1754411; -77.4332291

Huacramarca[1][2] or Waqramarka[3] (possibly from Quechua waqra horn, marka village)[4] is an archaeological site on a mountain of the same name in Peru. Huacramarca lies southeast of Contrahierbas, near the village Huallin (located in the Ancash Region, Asunción Province, Chacas District).[1][3] The ruins are situated on top of the mountain Huacramarca at an elevation of 4,150 metres (13,615 ft).[1]

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  1. ^ a b c Rafael Vega-Centeno, El Proyecto de Investigación Arqueológica Huacramarca. Resultados preliminares. investigaciones sociales Año XII N° 21, pp. 49-75 [unmsm / iihs, Lima, 2008] (in Spanish)
  2. ^ Ravines, Roger (1996). Atlas geográfico histórico del Perú (in Spanish). Editorial Brasa. p. 28. ISBN 9788483891735. 
  3. ^ a b Herrera, Alexander; Orsini, Carolina; Lane, Kevin (2006). La complejidad social en la Sierra de Ancash: ensayos sobre paisaje, economía y continuidades culturales (in Spanish). Civiche Raccolte d'Arte Aplicada del Castello Sforzesco. p. 179. 
  4. ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary): waqra - s. Cuerno. marka - s. Pueblo o aldea.