Coordinates: 24°27′08.14″S 65°57′25.72″W / 24.4522611°S 65.9571444°W / -24.4522611; -65.9571444
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Ruins of Tastil

Tastil is an archaeological site near Santa Rosa de Tastil, Salta Province, Argentina.


Located around 2.5 km (1.5 mi) northwest of the settlement are the Ruins of Tastil. Built by the

catacombs and plazas, and the central square was built around a wanka (a sacred stone).[1]

The ruins were rediscovered by

University of La Plata led by Dr. Mario Cicliano. Tastil was declared a National Historic Monument in 1997. The Moisés Serpa Regional Museum of Tastil, located in Santa Rosa de Tastil, was inaugurated the same year, and displays artifacts found at the site and surroundings, including a mummy dating from the 13th century.[1]


24°27′08.14″S 65°57′25.72″W / 24.4522611°S 65.9571444°W / -24.4522611; -65.9571444.

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