Isuq

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Isuq
Location Peru, Huánuco Region, Huamalíes Province
Coordinates 9°23′32.4″S 76°41′33.5″W / 9.392333°S 76.692639°W / -9.392333; -76.692639Coordinates: 9°23′32.4″S 76°41′33.5″W / 9.392333°S 76.692639°W / -9.392333; -76.692639

Isuq (Quechua isu skin sickness caused by a certain mite (mange), -q a suffix,[1][2] "affected by mange", hispanicized spelling Isog) is an archaeological site in Peru. It is situated in the Huánuco Region, Huamalíes Province, Tantamayo District. The site was declared a National Cultural Heritage by Resolución Directoral No. 533/INC on June 18, 2002.[3]

Isuq lies on the northern slope of the mountain Susupillu which is also the name of the archaeological site south of Isuq.

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  1. ^ Diccionario Quechua - Español - Quechua, Academía Mayor de la Lengua Quechua, Gobierno Regional Cusco, Cusco 2005
  2. ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)
  3. ^ "Sitio arqueológico Isog". mincetur. Retrieved April 24, 2014.