Mayqu Amaya

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Mayqu Amaya
Location Peru, Puno Region, Puno Province
Region Andes

Mayqu Amaya (Aymara mayqu (also often mallku, mallqu) leader, amaya dead body, dead / beloved son / battlement / a thin person / lazy)[1] is an archaeological site in Peru. It is located in the Puno Region, Puno Province, Puno District, about 15 km southwest of Puno.[2] The site was declared a National Cultural Heritage (Patrimonio Cultural) of Peru by the National Institute of Culture.[2]


  1. ^ Ludovico Bertonio, Aymara-Spanish dictionary (transcription)
  2. ^ a b Archived 2014-02-04 at the Wayback Machine. "Sitio arqueológico Mallkuamaya", retrieved on January 25, 2014