Tampu Mach'ay, Huancavelica

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Tampu Mach'ay
Location Peru
Region Huancavelica Region,
Tayacaja Province
Height 3,400 metres (11,155 ft)

Tampu Mach'ay or Tampumach'ay (Quechua tampu inn, guest house, mach'ay cave,[1][2] "guest house cave", Hispanicized spelling Tambomachay) is an archaeological site in Peru. It is located in the Huancavelica Region, Tayacaja Province, Acostambo District.[3] Tampu Mach'ay is situated near the main square of Acostambo at a height of about 3,400 metres (11,155 ft).

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  1. ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary): tampu. - s. Posada. Mesón. mach'ay. - s. Caverna. (machay. - intr. Emborracharse. Embriagarse, ponerse beodo. / s. Huso repleto de hilo.)
  2. ^ Diccionario Quechua - Español - Quechua, Academía Mayor de la Lengua Quechua, Gobierno Regional Cusco, Cusco 2005 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary): Mach'ay - s. Cueva, caverna, glorieta, socavón, gruta natural o artificial. (Machay - v. Embriagarse, emborracharse. (English: "to get drunk"))
  3. ^ mincetur.gob.pe "Restos arqueológicos de Tambomachay", retrieved on February 14, 2014