UR050/KH0280

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Khipu Notes Exist - See Below

Original Author: Carrie Brezine
Museum: Private Collection: Anna Maria Soldi
Museum Number: s/n
Provenance: Unknown
Region: Unknown
Total Number of Cords: 164
Number of Ascher Cord Colors: 2
Benford Match: 0.784
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Datafile: UR050

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Khipu Notes

This is a canuto khipu, with all of its cords tied in bundles to the primary cord.
This khipu has been reconstructed using information from Jon Clindaniel's DASH thesis notes at Harvard. Cord cluster information is missing and has been defaulted to one cord per cluster.

Primary Cord Notes:Structure of primary cord is a 4-sided braid. Beginning and end descriptions are not noted. Number of elements in braid unknown. From 3.0 to 3.5 cm, there is a thread wrapping of MB.