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The Puma  
   

The Puma

This is one of the few carvings that is still recognizable. The puma's tail is on the bottom right and you can still see its four legs with paws, but the head has been broken off.
Mauk'allaqta and Puma O'qro

September 16th 2019
Mauk'allaqta, also spelled several different ways, is a very well preserved and also recently uncovered and restored area. Only in the past 20 years have archeologists been uncovering the ruins and restoring some of the buildings. Nearby is another archeological site named Puma O’qro. This is a limestone cliff that houses the cave from which the legendary Ayar brothers emerged. For a day trip ... read more
South America » Peru » Cusco

Peruvian Flag Ancient Peru was the seat of several prominent Andean civilizations, most notably that of the Incas whose empire was captured by the Spanish conquistadors in 1533. Peruvian independence was declared in 1821, and remaining Spanish forces defeated in 1... ... read more
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