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Khipu Notes Exist - See Below

Original Name: AS107
Original Author: Marcia & Robert Ascher
Museum: Museum für Völkerkunde, Berlin
Museum Number: VA24370(B)
Provenance: Unknown
Region: Marquez
Total Number of Cords: 29
Number of Ascher Cord Colors: 4
Benford Match: 0.942
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Datafile: UR1107

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Khipu Notes

Ascher Databook Notes:
  1. This is one of several khipus acquired by the Museum in 1899 with provenance Marquez. This group includes UR1106, UR1107, UR1124, AS132, and AS133. For a comparison of them, see UR1106.
  2. By spacing, the khipu is separated into groups that contain different numbers of pendants.
  3. Assuming that P20 has value 108, the knots on the main cord represent a value that is the sum of the values on the 9 pendants in the last group.

Primary Cord Notes:
AS107 is loosely tied around the wooden bar through which AS106 is threaded.