Kuntuyuq

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Kuntuyuq
Location Peru, Pasco Region, Daniel Alcides Carrion Province, Chacayan District
Coordinates 10°32′58″S 76°21′33″W / 10.54944°S 76.35917°W / -10.54944; -76.35917Coordinates: 10°32′58″S 76°21′33″W / 10.54944°S 76.35917°W / -10.54944; -76.35917
Height 4,475 metres (14,682 ft)[1]

Kuntuyuq or Quntuyuq (Quechua kuntu, quntu fragrance, aroma, -yuq a suffix,[2] "the one with a fragrance", hispanicized spelling Contuyog, Cuntuyog) is an archaeological site with rock paintings on a mountain of the same name in Peru.[3] It lies in the Pasco Region, Daniel Alcides Carrion Province, Chacayan District,[4] in the community of Iskayqucha (Quechua for "two lakes", hispanicized Iscaycocha), north-west of the lake Allqaqucha. The mountain rises up to 4,475 metres (14,682 ft) above sea level.[1] The archaeological site of Kuntuyuq is situated at a height of about 4,433 metres (14,544 ft).[3]

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  1. ^ a b "Cerro Cuntuyog". mincetur. Retrieved May 14, 2014. 
  2. ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)
  3. ^ a b "Pinturas rupestres de Cuntuyog". mincetur. Retrieved May 14, 2014. 
  4. ^ escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL map of the Daniel Alcides Carrión Province (Pasco Region)