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Khipu Notes Exist - See Below

Original Author: Carrie Brezine
Museum: Puruchuco Museum
Museum Number: s/n
Provenance: Puruchuco
Region: Huaquerones
Total Number of Cords: 33
Number of Ascher Cord Colors: 14
Benford Match: 0.726
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Datafile: UR069

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Khipu Notes

With doubled end on the left and pendants facing away from viewer, khipu was rolled up left to right, making an S spiral bundle.

Cord construction is clear at the ends of some raveled cords. Eg, 2 ply cords of blue, lt brown, and white make up one cord component, which is doubled and plied into final cord.