Khichuqaqa

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Khichuqaqa
Location Peru
Region Cusco Region, Urubamba Province
Height 3,160 metres (10,367 ft)

Khichuqaqa (Quechua khichu a piece of a whole, fraction, qaqa rock,[1] also spelled K'echuqaqa) is an archaeological site in Peru with rock paintings and tombs nearby. It is situated in the Cusco Region, Urubamba Province, Urubamba District.[2] The site lies at a height of about 3,160 metres (10,367 ft) on the slope of the mountain Kapuliyuq[2] (Quechua for "the one with the bitter-berry tree",[1] Capulliyoq).


References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Diccionario Quechua - Español - Quechua, Academía Mayor de la Lengua Quechua, Gobierno Regional Cusco, Cusco 2005 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)
  2. ^ a b Rainer Hostnig, Pinturas rupestres de posible afiliación Inca en el departamento del Cusco, SIARB. Cusco, Peru (in Spanish)