Awkin Punta

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Awkin Punta
Location Peru, Huánuco Region, Huamalíes Province
Region Andes
Height 3,932 m (12,900 ft)[1]

Awkin Punta (Quechua awki prince / a mythical figure of the Andean culture / grandfather, -n a suffix, Ancash Quechua punta first, before, in front of,[2][3][4] Spanish punta tip, point, hispanicized spelling Auquin Punta) is an archaeological site with stone tombs (chullpa) in Peru located in the Huánuco Region, Huamalíes Province, Jacas Grande District. It is situated at a height of about 3,932 m (12,900 ft) above the village of Qarwapata (Carhuapata).[1]

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  1. ^ a b "Sitio arqueológico Auga Punta". mincetur. Retrieved May 11, 2014. 
  2. ^ Teofilo Laime Acopa, Diccionario Bilingüe, Iskay simipi yuyay k'ancha, Quechua – Castellano, Castellano – Quechua
  3. ^ Diccionario Quechua - Español - Quechua, Academía Mayor de la Lengua Quechua, Gobierno Regional Cusco, Cusco 2005 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)
  4. ^ Vocabulario-Comparativo-Quechua-Ecuator-Quechua-Ancash