Qillqatani

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Qillqatani
Location Peru, Puno Region
Region Andes
Height 4,400 m (14,400 ft)

Qillqatani (Aymara qillqaña to write, -ta a suffix to indicate the participle, -ni a suffix to indicate ownership, "the one with something written", hispanicized Qelqatani, Quelcatani) is an archaeological site in Peru.[1] It is located in the Puno Region, El Collao Province, Santa Rosa District, at a height of about 4,400 m (14,400 ft).[2][1] The site was declared a National Cultural Heritage (Patrimonio Cultural) of Peru.[2] Qillqatani is known for its elaborate rock art panels.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b mapaspects.org "Qillqatani rock shelter"
  2. ^ a b mincetur.gob.pe "Arte rupestre de Qelqatani", retrieved on January 25, 2014