Amaru Marka Wasi

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Amaru Marka Wasi
Amaru Markawasi 7.jpg
Partial view of the site.
Amaru Marka Wasi is located in Peru
Amaru Marka Wasi
Shown within Peru
Location Peru
Cusco Province, Cusco
Coordinates13°30′20.30″S 71°57′52.91″W / 13.5056389°S 71.9646972°W / -13.5056389; -71.9646972Coordinates: 13°30′20.30″S 71°57′52.91″W / 13.5056389°S 71.9646972°W / -13.5056389; -71.9646972
TypePalace
History
CulturesInca

Amaru Marka Wasi, Amarumarcahuasi or Amaromarcaguaci also known as (possibly from Quechua amaru snake, marka village, wasi house)[1][2] hispanicized and mixed spellings , Amarumarkahuasi, Amaru Markahuasi), Salunniyuq (Salonniyoq, Salonniyuq), Salunpunku (Salonpunku), Laqu, Laq'u (Lacco, Lago), or Templo de la Luna (Temple of the Moon) is an archaeological site in Peru.[3][4] It is situated in the Cusco Region, Cusco Province, Cusco District, north of the city of Cusco. It lies east of the archaeological site of Sacsayhuamán and south of Tambomachay and Puka Pukara, near Qenko.

This site named Amaru Marka Wasi was possibly the former residence of Amaru Yupanqui, also known as Amaro Tupac, the eldest son of Pachakutiq Inka Yupanki.[5][6]

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  1. ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)
  2. ^ Diccionario Quechua - Español - Quechua, Academía Mayor de la Lengua Quechua, Gobierno Regional Cusco, Cusco 2005 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)
  3. ^ Hugo Bravo Zúniga, La Architectura Presente en la Sacralidad Andina, Amarumarkahuasi o Templo de la Luna (Saqsaywaman)
  4. ^ Brian S. Bauer, The Sacred Landscape of the Inca: The Cusco Ceque System, University of Texas Press, 1998
  5. ^ J. E. Williams, The Andean Codex: Adventures and Initiations among the Peruvian Shamans, Canada, 2005
  6. ^ Paul Richard Steele, Handbook of Inca Mythology, Santa Barbara, California, 2004, p. 98