Quriwayrachina, Anta

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Quriwayrachina
Location Peru, Cusco Region, Anta Province
Region Andes

Quriwayrachina or Quri Wayrachina (Quechua quri gold, wayrachina a special oven for smelting metal, "oven for smelting gold")[1][2] is an archaeological site with agricultural terraces in Peru. It is situated in the Cusco Region, Anta Province, the terraces lie about 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) north of the terraces of Zurite.[3]

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  1. ^ Diccionario Quechua - Español - Quechua, Academía Mayor de la Lengua Quechua, Gobierno Regional Cusco, Cusco 2005 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)
  2. ^ Ricardo N. Alonso, Diccionario minero: glosario de voces utilizadas por los mineros de Iberoamérica, p. 122, see: Huairachina
  3. ^ "Sitio Arqueológico de Andenes de Qoriwayrachina". Ministerio de Cultura, Dirección Desconcentrada de Cultura de Cusco. Retrieved April 2, 2014.