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Chullpas pre Incan burial towers Peru, near Lake Titicaca.jpg
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

Kutimpu (Quechua for Giant Armadillo,[1] hispanicized spelling Cutimbo) is an archaeological site with stone tombs (chullpa) and cave paintings in Peru. 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 mincetur.gob.pe Archived 2014-02-04 at the Wayback Machine. "Complejo arqueológico de Cotimbo", retrieved on January 27, 2014