Llamachayuq Qaqa

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For the archaeological site Llamachayuq Qaqa in the Calca Province, Cusco Region, Peru, see Chawaytiri.
Llamachayuq Qaqa
Location Peru
Region Cusco Region, Canchis Province
Height 3,535 metres (11,598 ft)

Llamachayuq Qaqa (Quechua llama llama, -cha, -yuq suffixes, qaqa rock,[1] "a rock with a little llama"), Wakan Wayq'u or Wakanwayq'u (Waqhan Wayq'o, Waqhanhuayq'o, Waqhanwayq'o) is an archaeological site with rock paintings in Peru. It is situated in the Cusco Region, Canchis Province, Combapata District.[2] The site with paintings of llamas lies in a valley named Wakanwayq'u at a height of about 3,535 metres (11,598 ft).[2]

East of Llamachayuq Qaqa there is another site with rock art named Ayamach'ay.

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)