Quillcay Machay

Quillcay Machay
Location Peru
Region Huánuco Region, Huamalíes Province

Quillcay Machay or Qillqay Mach'ay (Quechua qillqay to write, mach'ay cave,[1][2] Hispanicized spelling Quillcay Machay) is an archaeological site in Peru. It is situated in the Huánuco Region, Huamalíes Province, Singa District.[3] The site is known for its rock paintings.[3] It was declared a National Cultural Heritage of Peru by Resolución Directoral No. 533/INC on June 18, 2002.[3]

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  1. Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary): qillqay. - tr. Escribir. Representar por letras las ideas.
  2. Diccionario Quechua - Español - Quechua, Academía Mayor de la Lengua Quechua, Gobierno Regional Cusco, Cusco 2005 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary): Mach'ay - s. Cueva, caverna, glorieta, socavón, gruta natural o artificial. (Machay - v. Embriagarse, emborracharse. (English: "to get drunk")
  3. 1 2 3 mincetur.gob.pe Archived February 24, 2014, at the Wayback Machine. "Sitio arqueológico de Quillcay Machay", retrieved on February 6, 2014

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