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Khipu Notes Exist - See Below

Original Author: Marcia & Robert Ascher
Museum: Museo Nacional, Lima, Peru
Museum Number: 17/543
Provenance: Unknown
Region: Unknown
Total Number of Cords: 36
Number of Ascher Cord Colors: 5
Benford Match: 0.898
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Datafile: AS039

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Khipu Notes

Ascher Databook Notes:
  1. By spacing, there is one pendant and then 10 groups of 3 or 4 cords each. Each group can be viewed as having 4 positions. All groups have the same basic color pattern: B, LA or LC, B, LB or LC. Groups where one of these is non-existent have only 3 pendants.
  2. The first pendant position in each group has s knots wh ile pendant positions 2-4 have Lor E knots. As noted above, the first position (colored B) does not exist in some groups.