Wila Wilani (Tacna)

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Wila Wilani
Location Peru
Region Tacna Region, Tacna Province, Palca District
Coordinates 17°51′41.41″S 69°55′25.42″W / 17.8615028°S 69.9237278°W / -17.8615028; -69.9237278Coordinates: 17°51′41.41″S 69°55′25.42″W / 17.8615028°S 69.9237278°W / -17.8615028; -69.9237278

Wila Wilani (Aymara wila blood, blood-red,[1][2] the reduplication indicates that there is a group or a complex of something, -ni a suffix to indicate ownership, "the one with a complex of red color" or "the one with a lot of blood", hispanicized spelling Vilavilani) is an archaeological site with rock art in Peru. It is located in the Tacna Region, Tacna Province, Palca District, near Wila Wilani (Vilavilane, Vilavilani). The motives of the paintings are predominantly hunting scenes with camelids.[3]


  1. ^ 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)
  2. ^ "Diccionario Quechua - Aymara al español". katari.org. Retrieved March 31, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Pinturas rupestres de Vilavilani". mincetur. Retrieved March 31, 2014. 
  • geoview.info Pintura rupestre Vilavilani. Retrieved March 31, 2014