Tarawasi

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Tarawasi
Tarahuasi Archaeological site - overview.jpg
View of Tarawasi
Tarawasi is located in Peru
Tarawasi
Shown within Peru
Location Limatambo District, Anta Province, Cusco Region, Peru
Coordinates 13°13′21″S 72°33′51″W / 13.22250°S 72.56417°W / -13.22250; -72.56417Coordinates: 13°13′21″S 72°33′51″W / 13.22250°S 72.56417°W / -13.22250; -72.56417

Tarawasi (Quechua tara (Caesalpinia spinosa syn. Caesalpinia tinctoria), a small tree native to Peru,[1][2] wasi house,[3] "tara house", hispanicized spelling Tarahuasi) is an archaeological site in Peru. It is located in the Cusco Region, Anta Province, Limatambo District.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Diccionario Quechua - Español - Quechua, Academía Mayor de la Lengua Quechua, Gobierno Regional Cusco, Cusco 2005 (Quechua-Spanish dictionray)
  2. ^ A. Brack Egg (1999). Diccionario Enciclopédico de Plantas Utiles del Perú Cusco, Peru: CBC
  3. ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)
  4. ^ drc-cusco.gob.pe "Sitio arqueológico de Tarahuasi"

External links[edit]