Inti Watana, Ayacucho

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This article is about the archaeological site in the Ayacucho Region, Peru. For other uses, see Inti Watana (disambiguation).
Inti Watana
Pumacocha Archaeological site - doorway.jpg
The archaeological site Inti Watana at the lake Pumaqucha
Location Peru
Region Ayacucho Region

Inti Watana,[1][2] Intiwatana[3] (Quechua, hispanicized spelling Intihuatana) or Pumaqucha (Quechua puma cougar, puma, qucha lake, "puma lake", hispanicized spellings Pomaccocha, Pomacocha, Pumacocha) is an archaeological site in Peru. It is located in the Ayacucho Region, Vilcas Huamán Province, Vischongo District, at the lake Pumaqucha (3,126 metres (10,256 ft)).[4][5]

The site was declared a National Cultural Heritage of Peru by Resolución Directoral No. Nº 751/INC on July 27, 2001 .[4]


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  1. ^ Clodoaldo Soto Ruiz, Quechua-Spanish-English Functional Dictionary Ayacucho Chanka Vol. I: Inti watana
  2. ^ Yachakuqkunapa Simi Qullqa, Ayakuchu Chanka, Qichwa Simipi (Quechua-Spanish dictionary): Inti watana
  3. ^ Diccionario Quechua - Español - Quechua, Academía Mayor de la Lengua Quechua, Gobierno Regional Cusco, Cusco 2005 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary): Intiwatana
  4. ^ a b mincetur.gob.pe "Complejo Arqueológico De Pumacocha O Intiwatana", retrieved on February 9, 2014
  5. ^ escale.minedu.gob.pe - Map of the Vilcas Huamán Province (Ayacucho Region)