Amaru Marka Wasi

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Amaru Marka Wasi
Location Peru
Region Cusco Region, Cusco Province, Cusco District
Coordinates 13°30′20.30″S 71°57′52.91″W / 13.5056389°S 71.9646972°W / -13.5056389; -71.9646972Coordinates: 13°30′20.30″S 71°57′52.91″W / 13.5056389°S 71.9646972°W / -13.5056389; -71.9646972

Amaru Marka Wasi, also known as Wak'a Amaru Marka Wasi, (Quechua wak'a a local god of protection, a sacred object or place / sacred, amaru snake, marka village, wasi house,[1][2] hispanicized and mixed spellings Amarumarcahuasi, Amarumarkahuasi, Amaru Markahuasi), Salunniyuq (Salonniyoq, Salonniyuq), Salunpunku (Salonpunku), Laqu or Laq'u (Lacco, Lago) is an archaeological site in Peru.[3][4] It is situated in the Cusco Region, Cusco Province, Cusco District, north of the city of Cusco. It lies east of the archaeological site of Saksaywaman (Saqsaywaman) and south of Tampu Mach'ay and Puka Pukara, near Q'inqu.

This site named Amaru Marka Wasi was possibly the former residence of Amaru Yupanki (Amaru Yupanqui), also known as Amaru Tupaq (Amaro Thupa, Amaro Tupac), the eldest son of Pachakutiq Inka Yupanki.[5][6]

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  1. ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)
  2. ^ Diccionario Quechua - Español - Quechua, Academía Mayor de la Lengua Quechua, Gobierno Regional Cusco, Cusco 2005 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)
  3. ^ Hugo Bravo Zúniga, La Architectura Presente en la Sacralidad Andina, Amarumarkahuasi o Templo de la Luna (Saqsaywaman)
  4. ^ Brian S. Bauer, The Sacred Landscape of the Inca: The Cusco Ceque System, University of Texas Press, 1998
  5. ^ J. E. Williams, The Andean Codex: Adventures and Initiations among the Peruvian Shamans, Canada, 2005
  6. ^ Paul Richard Steele, Handbook of Inca Mythology, Santa Barbara, California, 2004, p. 98