Llamayuq

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Llamayuq
Location Peru
Region Cusco Region, Calca Province
Height 4,000 metres (13,123 ft)

Llamayuq (Quechua llama llama, -yuq a suffix,[1] "the one with a llama (or llamas)", also spelled Llamayoq) is an archaeological site with tombs and rock paintings in Peru. It is situated in the Cusco Region, Calca Province, Calca District,[2][3] the site lies at a height of about 4,000 metres (13,123 ft) on the slope of Llamayuq Q'asa, also known as Qucha Quyllur (Quechua for "lake star"), in a valley called Wakan Wayq'u (Waqhanhuayq’o).[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)
  2. ^ a b Rainer Hostnig, Pinturas rupestres de posible afiliación Inca en el departamento del Cusco, SIARB. Cusco, Peru (in Spanish)
  3. ^ escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL map of the Calca Province (Cusco Region) showing Llamayuq Q'asa (Llamayojcasa)