Huillca Raccay

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Huillca Raccay
Willkaraqay ruins.jpg
The ruins of Huillca Raccay
Location Peru
Region Cusco Region
History
Cultures Inca

Huillca Raccay[1][2] or Huillca Racay[3] (possibly from Quechua willka grandchild / great-grandson / lineage / minor god in the Inca culture, an image of the Vilcanota valley worshipped as God / holy, sacred, divine, willka or wilka Anadenanthera colubrina (a tree), raqay ruin, a demolished building / shed, storehouse or dormitory for the laborers of a farm / a generally old building without roof, only with walls,[4][5][6]) is an archaeological site in Peru located in the Cusco Region, Urubamba Province, Ollantaytambo District. It is situated southeast of the archaeological site Patallacta above the right bank of the little river Pampa Qhawa, an affluent of the Vilcanota River, near the village Chamana.[7]

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  1. ^ Instituto Nacional de Cultura, Informe anual 2006 sobre la conservación del patrimonio mundial, Cusco 2007
  2. ^ Thomson, Hugh. (2001). The White Rock. An Exploration of the Inca Heartland. London: Orion Books Ltd.
  3. ^ Hernàn Amat Olazàbal, Arqueología y etnohistoria de Ollantaytambo
  4. ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary): willka - s. Nieto, ta respecto del abuelo. / s. Dios menor en la teogonia incaica. raqay - s. Casa ruina, edificio derruido.
  5. ^ Diccionario Quechua - Español - Quechua, Academía Mayor de la Lengua Quechua, Gobierno Regional Cusco, Cusco 2005 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary): willka - s. Hist. Idolo de este nombre. Icono o imagen que representaba la divinidad tutelar del valle que se extiende desde lo que hoy es La Raya –línea divisoria entre Cusco y Puno– hasta la montaña misma. (J.L.P.) || Apellido de origen inkaico. / s. Biznieto o biznieta. SINÓN: haway. || Linaje. || adj. Sagrado, divino, sacro. raqay - s. Galpón. || Edificio, generalmente antiguo, sin techo sólo en paredes. Willka raqay - s. Arqueol. (Galpón sagrado)
  6. ^ Mariko Namba Walter,Eva Jane Neumann Fridman, Shamanism: An Encyclopedia of World Beliefs, Practices, and Culture, Vol. 1, p. 439 willka or vilca (Anadenanthera peregrina and Anadenanthera colubrina):
  7. ^ escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL map of the Urubamba Province (Cusco Region) showing the location of the village Chamana