MM020

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Khipu Notes Exist - See Below

Original Author: Manuel Medrano
Museum: Linden Museum, Stuttgart, Germany
Museum Number: 69195
Provenance: unknown
Region: unknown
Total Number of Cords: 89
Number of Ascher Cord Colors: 6
Benford Match: 0.666
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Khipu Notes


Notes and Obeservations for Khipu MM020


36: second set of 3S knots aligns with ones' place of other pendants on the khipu; counted as tens
40: repair knot aligned with tens' place
69: strand of animal hair of some sort interlaced at top of pendant
85: pendant broken immediately after 6th S knot

Primary Cord Notes


Primary Cord Thread Wrappings
W wrapping 15.0-16.0cm and 26.5-28.5cm
All khipus I have studied are currently designated "MM", following convention in the field (and until a more suitable replacement convention is agreed upon). Manuel Medrano.