QU003

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Khipu Notes Exist - See Below

Original Author: Kylie Quave
Museum: Dallas Museum of Art
Museum Number: T41299.24
Provenance: Inka, Late Horizon
Region: Unknown
Total Number of Cords: 44
Number of Ascher Cord Colors: 9
Benford Match: 0.652
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Khipu Notes

Tricolor mottling in Group 1 is anomalous.
The pink in Group 1 is also unusual.
P37 has a cord end emerging out of last single knot, but pendant continues. 2 strings tied together?
First single knot in the 10s place of P28 is in Z direction; all others are S direction.
There is a color in some pendants that is somewhere between dark brown and "black."
Placement of long knots in Group 5 is inconsistent.
There are 4 top cords -- one detached.
Group 1 knot total = 140; Grp 2 = 112 with 202 top cord; then another top cord with no context at 403; Grp 3=?; Group 4 = null; Grp 5 =1674.

Primary Cord Notes:Group 2: looped top cord around entire group and another around 18.