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Khipu Notes Exist - See Below

Original Author: Marcia & Robert Ascher
Museum: Museum für Völkerkunde, Berlin
Museum Number: VA42670
Provenance: Unknown
Region: Pachacamac
Total Number of Cords: 16
Number of Ascher Cord Colors: 2
Benford Match: 0.854
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Datafile: AS125

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Khipu Notes

Ascher Databook Notes:
  1. This is one of several khipus acquired by the Museum in 1907 with provenance Pachacamac. For a list of them, see UR1097.
  2. All the pendants have 4-digit values. In 2 cases, adjacent values have common divisors:

    P13 = 9(699) and P14 = 5(699); P42 = 119(28) and P43 = 79(28).