Uskallaqta

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Uskallaqta
Location Peru, Arequipa Region, Caylloma Province
Region Andes
Coordinates 15°40′8.7″S 71°36′57″W / 15.669083°S 71.61583°W / -15.669083; -71.61583Coordinates: 15°40′8.7″S 71°36′57″W / 15.669083°S 71.61583°W / -15.669083; -71.61583

Uskallaqta (Quechua uska poor, llaqta place (village, town, city, country, nation),[1] other spellings Juscallacta, Uscallacta, Uskallacta) is an archaeological complex with stone tombs (chullpa) and rooms in Peru. It is situated in the Arequipa Region, Caylloma Province, Chivay District,[2] southwest of Chivay.

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  1. ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)
  2. ^ "Complejo Arqueológico de Uskallacta". mincetur. Retrieved April 15, 2014.