Toro Muerto

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Toro Muerto
Toro Muerto Archaeological site - petroglyph (llama).jpg
Petroglyph of a llama
Toro Muerto is located in Peru
Toro Muerto
Shown within Peru
Location Castilla Province, Arequipa Region, Peru
Coordinates 16°13′20″S 72°30′28″W / 16.22222°S 72.50778°W / -16.22222; -72.50778Coordinates: 16°13′20″S 72°30′28″W / 16.22222°S 72.50778°W / -16.22222; -72.50778
Founded Approximately 900
Cultures Wari culture

Toro Muerto (English: Dead Bull) is a collection of ancient petroglyphs in the Peruvian coastal desert, found in the Castilla province in the region Arequipa in Peru. The site contains some 3000 volcanic rocks with petroglyphs dating back to the Wari culture.[1]


  1. ^ "Atractivos Turisticos de Castilla" (in Spanish). Municipalidad Provincial de Castilla. Archived from the original on 2011-10-06. Retrieved 2013-06-27.