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Chullpas pre Incan burial towers Peru, near Lake Titicaca.jpg
Partial view of the archaeological site of Cutimbo.
Cutimbo is located in Peru
Shown within Peru
LocationPeru, Puno Region
Coordinates16°01′15″S 70°00′08″W / 16.02083°S 70.00222°W / -16.02083; -70.00222Coordinates: 16°01′15″S 70°00′08″W / 16.02083°S 70.00222°W / -16.02083; -70.00222
BuilderColla Kingdom
Associated withColla, Lupaca, Inca

Cutimbo (possibly from Quechua for Giant Armadillo)[1] is an archaeological site with stone tombs (chullpa) and cave paintings in Peru.[2]

It is located in the Puno Region, Puno Province, Pichacani District.[2] The site was declared a National Cultural Heritage (Patrimonio Cultural) of Peru by the National Institute of Culture.[2]

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  1. ^ Fabián Potosí C. et al., Ministerio de Educación del Ecuador: Kichwa Yachakukkunapa Shimiyuk Kamu, Runa Shimi - Mishu Shimi, Mishu Shimi - Runa Shimi. Quito (DINEIB, Ecuador) 2009. (Kichwa-Spanish dictionary), p. 86. kutimpu: armadillo grande.
  2. ^ a b c "COMPLEJO ARQUEOLOGICO DE CUTIMBO". Mincetur. Retrieved 2018-04-09.