Khuchi Mach'ay

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Khuchi Mach'ay
Location Peru, Lima Region, Yauyos Province
Region Andes

Khuchi Mach'ay or Khuchimach'ay (Quechua khuchi pig, mach'ay cave,[1] "pig cave", hispanicized spellings Cuchi Machay, Cuchimachay) is an archaeological site with rock paintings in Peru.[2] It is located in the Lima Region, Yauyos Province, Tanta District. Khuchi Mach'ay was declared a National Cultural Heritage of Peru by Resolución Viceministerial No. 011-2013-VMPCIC-MC on February 7, 2013.[3]

Khuchi Mach'ay lies near the lakes Mulluqucha and La Escalera.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)
  2. ^ César Abad Pérez, Josué González Solórzano, Anderson Chamorro GarcíaApu Pariacaca y el Alto Cañete, Estudio de paisaje cultural, Programa Qhapaq Ñan, Campana 2006, Instituto Nacional de Cultura
  3. ^ Sistema Peruano de Información Jurídica, Resolución Viceministerial No. 011-2013-VMPCIC-MC
  4. ^ "El "Santuario de Pariacaca"". Cesár W. Astuahuamán Gonzales. Retrieved July 18, 2014.