Llamachayuq Qaqa

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Llamachayuq Qaqa
LocationPeru
RegionCusco Region, Canchis Province
Height3,535 metres (11,598 ft)

Llamachayuq Qaqa (Quechua llama llama, -cha, -yuq suffixes, qaqa rock,[1] "a rock with a little llama"), Wakan Wayq'u or Wakanwayq'u (Waqhan Wayq'o, Waqhanhuayq'o, Waqhanwayq'o) is an archaeological site with rock paintings in Peru. It is situated in the Cusco Region, Canchis Province, Combapata District.[2] The site with paintings of llamas lies in a valley named Wakanwayq'u at a height of about 3,535 metres (11,598 ft).[2]

East of Llamachayuq Qaqa there is another site with rock art named Ayamach'ay.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)
  2. ^ a b Rainer Hostnig, Pinturas rupestres de posible afiliación Inca en el departamento del Cusco, SIARB. Cusco, Peru (in Spanish)