Llamayuq

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Llamayuq
Location Peru
Region Cusco Region, Calca Province
Height 4,000 metres (13,123 ft)

Llamayuq (Quechua llama llama, -yuq a suffix to indicate ownership,[1] "the one with a llama", also spelled Llamayoq) is an archaeological site with tombs and rock paintings in Peru. It is situated in the Cusco Region, Calca Province, Calca District.[2][3] The site lies at a height of about 4,000 metres (13,123 ft) on the slope of the mountain Llamayuq Q'asa (Quechua q'asa mountain pass, hispanicized Llamayojcasa, Llamayoqccasa), also known as Quchaquyllur (Quechua for lake star), in a valley called Wakanwayq'u (Waqhanhuayq’o).[2]

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)
  3. ^ escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL map of the Calca Province (Cusco Region) showing the mountain Llamayuq Q'asa (Llamayojcasa)