Miculla petroglyphs

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The San Francisco de Miculla petroglyphs, commonly known as the Miculla petroglyphs, are petroglyphs located 22 kilometres (14 mi) from Tacna, Peru.[1] They are carved in low relief in the rocks, and depict people fighting, dancing and hunting animals,[2] they are believed by many to be around 1500 years old, although various people date them from as wide a time period as 500 AD to 1445 AD.[2]


  1. ^ Gauldie, Robin (1 October 2006). Peru. New Holland Publishers. p. 91. ISBN 978-1-84537-388-7. Retrieved 16 July 2012. 
  2. ^ a b Segreda, Ricardo; Newton, Paula; Minster, Crit (2009). V!VA Travel Guides: Peru. Viva Publishing Network. p. 165. ISBN 978-0-9791264-3-7. Retrieved 16 July 2012. 

Coordinates: 17°52′17″S 70°05′48″W / 17.8713°S 70.0966°W / -17.8713; -70.0966