Tampukancha

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Tampukancha
Location Peru
Region Cusco Region, Anta Province
History
Cultures Inca

Tampukancha (Quechua, tampu inn, kancha enclosure, enclosed place, yard, a frame, or wall that encloses,[1] hispanicized Tambocancha, also Tambokancha) is an ancient Incan religious center located in Peru. It is located in the Cusco Region, Anta Province, Zurite District,[2] about 30 miles from Cusco, the historic capital of the Inca Empire.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)
  2. ^ mincetur.gob.pe "Zona Arqueológica de Tambocancha" (in Spanish)
  3. ^ Catchpole, Heather (21 September 2004). "Incans smash and burn before leaving". News in Science. Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved June 24, 2010.