UR1124_Detail_1

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Khipu Notes Exist - See Below

OKR Name: KH0139
Original Author: Marcia & Robert Ascher
Museum: Museum für Völkerkunde, Berlin
Museum Number: VA24371
Provenance: Unknown
Region: Marquez
Total Number of Cords: 28
Number of Ascher Cord Colors: 3
Benford Match: 0.960
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Khipu Notes


1. The khipu is attached to a carved piece of wood. The wood has 8 holes through which the khipu is threaded. Fig 1 shows the way in which the khipu is attached. Fig 2 show more details. (See Ascher and Ascher 1987:815)
2. This is one of several khipus acquired by the Museum in 1899 with the provenance "Marquez". This group includes UR1106, UR1107, UR1124, AS132, and AS133. See UR1106 for a comparison.
See Fig 1 also for attachment of this khipu to UR1124 (1000080)

Primary Cord Notes:
This khipu is attached to AS124. It is looped and tied into the main cord after all the pendant (and knot) before the broken end.