Intiyuq K'uchu

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Intiyuq K'uchu
Alternate name Pintasqa Wayq'u
Location Peru
Region Cusco Region, Calca Province
Height 3,800 metres (12,467 ft)

Intiyuq K'uchu (Quechua inti sun, -yuq a suffix to indicate ownership, k'uchu corner,[1] "a corner with a sun", also spelled Intiyoqk'uchu) or Pintasqa Wayq'u (Quechua pintay to paint (a borrowing from Spanish pintar to paint), -sqa a suffix, wayq'u valley, "painted valley", also spelled Pintasqawayq'o) is an archaeological site in Peru with rock paintings. It lies in the Cusco Region, Calca Province, Lamay District.[2] Intiyuq K'uchu is situated at a height of about 3,800 metres (12,467 ft).[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)