Millka

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Millka
Sarhua.jpg
The archaeological site of Millka lies on top of the mountain northeast of Sarhua (on the left)
Location Peru, Ayacucho Region
Region Andes
Coordinates 13°40′09″S 74°18′54″W / 13.66917°S 74.31500°W / -13.66917; -74.31500Coordinates: 13°40′09″S 74°18′54″W / 13.66917°S 74.31500°W / -13.66917; -74.31500
Height 3,500 m (11,483 ft)[1]
History
Cultures Chanka[1]

Millka (Aymara for divisions with lines within a sown field, Quechua for the space between two furrows or boundaries,[2][3] also spelled Millqa) is an archaeological site in Peru. It is located in the Ayacucho Region, Víctor Fajardo Province, Sarhua District, northeast of Sarhua. The site of the Chanka period lies on top of a mountain at 3,500 m (11,483 ft).[1][4][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Frank Meddens, Cirilo Vivanco Pomacanchari, The Chanca Confederation; Political Myth and Archeological Reality, Xama 15-18, 2002-2005: 73-99, Mendoza, Argentina, ISSN 0327-1250, p. 78-79
  2. ^ "Diccionario Bilingüe, Castellano - Aymara, 2002". Félix Layme Pairumani. Retrieved March 31, 2015.  (see: División)
  3. ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)
  4. ^ Salvador Palomino Flores, El Sistema de Oposiciones en la Comunidad de Sarhua, Ayacucho - Peru
  5. ^ escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL map of the Víctor Fajardo Province (Ayacucho Region)