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Petroglyphs of Quiaca are stone carvings of amazonian origin localized in The Quiaca Valley, Perú.

Localization

The Petroglyphs are located near the Quiaca River a sub-affluent of Inambari River. Quiaca village, is located at 9842 feet above mean sea level, in high jungle of Puno Region, in Perú.

Recent studies

According to Italian researcher Yuri Leveratto,[1] these petroglyphs (two faces and some amazonic signes), are quite similar to the Petroglyphs of Pusharo, and possibly were carved by amazonic peoples during their wat to the Andean Plateau. Possibly these peoples were travelling to the Andean Plateau in order to trade amazonic products (coca leaf, ayahuasca, gold, with some andean products like cereals and andean camelids).

Notes

  1. El misterio de los petroglifos de Quiaca. Retrieved on 22 giugno 2012.
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