Inkapintay

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Inkapintay
Alternate name Inkapintayuq
Location Peru
Region Cusco Region, Urubamba Province

Inkapintay (Quechua Inka Inca,[1] pintay to paint / painting (a borrowing from Spanish pintar to paint), "Inka painting") or Inkapintayuq (-yuq a suffix to indicate ownership, "the one with an Inka painting", also spelled Inkapintayoq) is an archaeological site in Peru with a rock painting. It is situated in the Cusco Region, Urubamba Province, Ollantaytambo District, near Ollantaytambo.[2] The figure which draws the attention possibly depicts a noble person.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)
  2. ^ a b Rainer Hostnig, Pinturas rupestres de posible afiliación Inca en el departamento del Cusco, SIARB. Cusco, Peru (in Spanish)