Phiruru

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Phiruru
Complejo arqueológico piruro huánuco.PNG
Phiruru II
Location Peru, Huánuco Region, Huamalíes Province
Coordinates 9°22′43.98″S 76°42′16.44″W / 9.3788833°S 76.7045667°W / -9.3788833; -76.7045667Coordinates: 9°22′43.98″S 76°42′16.44″W / 9.3788833°S 76.7045667°W / -9.3788833; -76.7045667
Height 3,800 metres (12,467 ft)

Phiruru (Quechua for whorl,[1][2] regionally also Piruru, hispanicized spelling Piruro) is an archaeological site in Peru. It is situated in the Huánuco Region, Huamalíes Province, Tantamayo District. The site was declared a National Cultural Heritage by Resolución Directoral No. 533/INC on June 18, 2002.[3][4]

The complex consists of two parts named Phiruru I and Phiruru II. The latter is situated a bit higher[5] at 9°22′43.98″S 76°42′16.44″W / 9.3788833°S 76.7045667°W / -9.3788833; -76.7045667.

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  1. ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)
  2. ^ Diccionario Quechua - Español - Quechua, Academía Mayor de la Lengua Quechua, Gobierno Regional Cusco, Cusco 2005 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)
  3. ^ "Complejo Arqueológico Piruro II". mincetur. Retrieved April 24, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Complejo Arqueológico Piruro I". mincetur. Retrieved April 24, 2014. 
  5. ^ "Señores de piedra". La Primera Digital (in Spanish). Juan Puelles. Retrieved April 24, 2014.