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Khipu Notes Exist - See Below

Original Author: Gary Urton
Museum: Museo Temple Radicati
Museum Number: 1924.18.0001
Provenance: Unknown
Region: Unknown
Total Number of Cords: 76
Number of Ascher Cord Colors: 7
Benford Match: 0.762
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Datafile: UR112

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Khipu Notes

Camelid khipu with canutos. Significant insect damage at one end. Khipu has been kept in a large cedar-lined box. Braided primary cord.
Groups 19 and 20 have been reconstructed as "best guesses." The strings are no longer connected with the canutos. It is possible that pendant 76 belongs with canuto 16.
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: braided (over a core)