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Khipu Notes Exist - See Below

Original Author: Carrie Brezine
Museum: Puruchuco Museum
Museum Number: 1c Tex 641 Rt 639
Provenance: Puruchuco
Region: Huaquerones
Total Number of Cords: 41
Number of Ascher Cord Colors: 1
Benford Match: 0.738
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Datafile: UR061

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Khipu Notes

With pendants facing away from viewer, #1c's spiral unrolls from right to left, #1's from left to right.
The khipu is read from the knot which is at the inside of the spiral when the khipu is rolled up.

Primary Cord Notes:Dark brown plies have disintegrated. Color is more accurately notated as (AB-CB) - AB. All of these elements are the same size; there are about 6 elements in each bundle.