Suntur

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This article is about the archaeological site in the Apurímac Region, Peru. For other uses, see Suntur (disambiguation).
Suntur
Sondor Archaeological site - overview.jpg
View of Suntur
Location Pacucha District, Andahuaylas Province, Apurímac Region, Peru
Sondor, view from above

Suntur (Quechua,[1][2] hispanicized spelling Sondor) is an archaeological site in Peru built by the Chanka people. The main part consists of a temple like structure used for religious and astronomical purposes. It is located in the Apurímac Region, Andahuaylas Province, Pacucha District.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ sondor.gob.pe Historia "Sóndor 156 años de Creación Política"
  2. ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)
  3. ^ turismoi.pe/arqueologia "Complejo Arqueológico Sondor o centro ceremonial Sondor" (Spanish)

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Coordinates: 13°36′23″S 73°16′08″W / 13.6063°S 73.2689°W / -13.6063; -73.2689