AS062

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Khipu Notes Exist - See Below

OKR Name: KH0073
Original Author: Marcia & Robert Ascher
Museum: O. Nunez del Prado, Cuzco
Museum Number: 4B
Provenance: Unknown
Region: Unknown
Total Number of Cords: 32
Number of Ascher Cord Colors: 2
Benford Match: 0.780
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Khipu Notes

Ascher Databook Notes:
  1. Construction note: At 27.0 cm. there is a knot on this subsidiary. Pendant 6 is slipped through the knot.
  2. This khipu is associated with khipus AS059-KH0080. See discussion under AS059.
  3. By spacing, there are 8 groups. Each group has 2 pendants with one subsidiary on each pendant. With the exception of one subsidiary, all groups have the same color pattern: W sub KB, KB sub W.
  4. With the exception of one blank pendant (Pl in group 5), and one broken pendant of unknown value (P2 in group 6), for all groups:
    • 6 ≤ P1 ≤ 9; 6 ≤ P1 + P1s1 ≤ 10
    • 10 ≤ P2 ≤ 15; 14 ≤ P2 + P2s1 ≤ 20
    • 23 ≤ P1 + P1s1 + P2 + P2s2 ≤ 29
  5. Double long knots appear on 4 of the 8 white subsidiaries.