Tampu Mach'ay, Huancavelica

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For the archaeological site in the Cusco Region, Peru, see Tambomachay.
Tampu Mach'ay
Location Peru
Region Huancavelica Region,
Tayacaja Province
Height 3,400 metres (11,155 ft)

Tampu Mach'ay or Tampumach'ay (Quechua tampu inn, guest house, mach'ay cave,[1][2] "guest house cave", hispanicized spelling Tambomachay) is an archaeological site in Peru. It is located in the Huancavelica Region, Tayacaja Province, Acostambo District.[3] Tampu Mach'ay is situated near the main square of Acostambo at a height of about 3,400 metres (11,155 ft).

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  1. ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary): tampu. - s. Posada. Mesón. mach'ay. - s. Caverna. (machay. - intr. Emborracharse. Embriagarse, ponerse beodo. / s. Huso repleto de hilo.)
  2. ^ Diccionario Quechua - Español - Quechua, Academía Mayor de la Lengua Quechua, Gobierno Regional Cusco, Cusco 2005 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary): Mach'ay - s. Cueva, caverna, glorieta, socavón, gruta natural o artificial. (Machay - v. Embriagarse, emborracharse. (English: "to get drunk"))
  3. ^ mincetur.gob.pe "Restos arqueológicos de Tambopmachay", retrieved on February 14, 2014