Susupillu

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Susupillu
Susupillu is located in Peru
Susupillu
Susupillu
Peru
Elevation 4,400 m (14,400 ft)[1]
Location
Location Peru, Huánuco Region, Huamalíes Province
Coordinates 9°24′00″S 76°41′04″W / 9.40000°S 76.68444°W / -9.40000; -76.68444Coordinates: 9°24′00″S 76°41′04″W / 9.40000°S 76.68444°W / -9.40000; -76.68444

Susupillu (Quechua), hispanicized spellings Sussupillo, Susupillo) is a mountain with an archaeological site of the same name in the Andes of Peru, about 4,400 metres (14,436 ft) high. It is situated in the Huánuco Region, Huamalíes Province, Tantamayo District.[2]

The archaeological site of Susupillu lies on the northern slope of the mountain at about 9°23′32.4″S 76°41′33.5″W / 9.392333°S 76.692639°W / -9.392333; -76.692639,[3] at a height of more than 3,800 metres (12,467 ft).[2] It was declared a National Cultural Heritage of Peru by Resolución Directoral No. 533/INC on June 18, 2002.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL map of the Huamalíes Province (Huánuco Region)
  2. ^ a b c "Complejo Arqueológico Susupillo". mincetur. Retrieved April 23, 2014. 
  3. ^ Instituto Nacional de Cultura, Centro Nacional de Información Cultural, Contribución para un primer inventario general de sitios arqueológicos del Perú, Lima 2001