Tanqa Tanqa

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Tanqa Tanqa
Location Peru, Puno Region
Region Andes

Tanqa Tanqa (Aymara for beetle,[1] Hispanicized spelling Tanca Tanca, also Tanka Tanka) or Tanka Tanka (Aymara tanka hat or biretta,[2] the reduplication indicates that there is a group of something, "many hats (or birettas)") is an archaeological site in Peru. It is located in the Puno Region, Chucuito Province, Zepita District,[3] the site was declared a National Cultural Heritage (Patrimonio Cultural) of Peru.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ scribd.com Teodoro Marka M., Nociónes Basicas de Lengua Aymara, p. 21
  2. ^ Radio San Gabriel, "Instituto Radiofonico de Promoción Aymara" (IRPA) 1993, Republicado por Instituto de las Lenguas y Literaturas Andinas-Amazónicas (ILLLA-A) 2011, Transcripción del Vocabulario de la Lengua Aymara, P. Ludovico Bertonio 1612 (Spanish-Aymara-Aymara-Spanish dictionary)
  3. ^ a b mincetur.gob.pe "Complejo arqueológico de Tanka Tanka", retrieved on January 27, 2014