Pusuquy Pata

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Pusuquy Pata
Alternate name Ch'illiku Pampa
Location Peru, Ayacucho Region
Region Andes
Type tombs
Cultures Wari

Pusuquy Pata (Ayacucho Quechua pusuquy a cactus, pata step, bank of a river,[1][2] hispanicized spelling Posoqoypata) or Ch'illiku Pampa (Quechua ch'illiku cricket, pampa a large plain,[2][3] "cricket plain", also spelled Chillicopampa, Chillicupampa, Chillikupampa) is an archaeological site in the Ayacucho Region in Peru. It is located in the Huanta Province, Huanta District, the site consists of tombs of the Wari culture.[4][5][6][7]


  1. ^ Gary Parker, English-Quechua Dictionary, Cuzco, Ayacucho, Cochabamba, 1964
  2. ^ a b Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)
  3. ^ Diccionario Quechua - Español - Quechua, Academía Mayor de la Lengua Quechua, Gobierno Regional Cusco, Cusco 2005 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)
  4. ^ Lidio M. Valdez, J. Ernesto Valdez, Katrina J. Bettcher, Posoqoypata, Un Cementerio Wari en el Valle de Ayacucho, Perú, Bull. Inst. fr. études andines 2001, 30 (2): 335-357
  5. ^ Gobierno Regional de Ayacucho, Plan de Desarrollo Turístico de la Región Ayacucho 2004 – 2014, Aprobado mediante Ordenanza de Consejo Regional N° 03 - 04 - GRA/PRES
  6. ^ Peter Eeckhout,Lawrence S. Owens, Funerary Practices and Models in the Ancient Andes: The Return of the Living Dead, Cambridge University Press, see sketch map on p. 141
  7. ^ "Tumbas de Chillikupampa". mincetur. Retrieved March 30, 2015.