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Khipu Notes Exist - See Below

Original Author: Marcia & Robert Ascher
Museum: Museum of Science, Buffalo, New York
Museum Number: C14459
Provenance: Unknown
Region: Unknown
Total Number of Cords: 28
Number of Ascher Cord Colors: 3
Benford Match: 0.849
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Datafile: AS207B

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Khipu Notes

Ascher Databook Notes:
  1. By color, subsidiary placement, and knot form the khipu is in two parts. The first part consists of 3 groups of 3 pendants each. Each of these nine pendants has 1 white subsidiary and two positions of unit knots. The pendants are associated into groups by color: 3 W, 3 KB:W, 3 YB. The second part consists of 4 pendants of color YB with values 10-19 followed by 4 pendants of color W all with value 0.