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Alternate name Misayuq Pata
Location Peru, Ayacucho Region
Region Andes

Wamanilla or Misayuq Pata (Quechua misa table, -yuq a suffix, pata elevated place; above, at the top; edge, bank, shore,[1][2][3] literally "the elevated place (or bank) with a table", also spelled Mesayuqpata) is an archaeological site in the Ayacucho Region in Peru. It was declared a National Cultural Heritage by Resolución Viceministerial Nº 459-2011-VMPCIC-MC of April 20, 2011,[4] it is situated in the Huanca Sancos Province, Sacsamarca District, and in the Víctor Fajardo Province, Huancaraylla District.[4]

Wamanilla (Huamanilla) is also the name of a mountain at the site, it reaches about 4,200 m (13,780 ft) above sea level.[5]


  1. ^ Yachakuqkunapa Simi Qullqa - Qusqu Qullaw. Qhichwa Simipi (monolingual Quechua and bilingual Quechua-Spanish dictionary)
  2. ^ Diccionario Quechua - Español - Quechua, Academía Mayor de la Lengua Quechua, Gobierno Regional Cusco, Cusco 2005 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)
  3. ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)
  4. ^ a b Resolución Viceministerial No. 459-2011-VMPCIC-MC
  5. ^ escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL map of the Huanca Sancos Province (Ayacucho Region)