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Khipu Notes Exist - See Below

OKR Name: KH0363
Original Author: Gary Urton
Museum: Museum of Worldculture, Goteborg, Sweden
Museum Number: 16.9.56
Provenance: Unknown
Region: Pachacamac
Total Number of Cords: 65
Number of Ascher Cord Colors: 7
Benford Match: 0.591
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Khipu Notes


1. Sample is exchange from the Museum fur Volkerkunde, Berlin.
2. The markers on primary cord are thread-wrapped sections.
3. The primary cord is patched immediately after cord #49. It is possible, since cord attachment changes (from r to v) at this point, that the primary cord was broken after cord #49 and then mended. In this scenario, the mended section (bearing cords 50-59) could have been reversed, thus accounting for the change of attachment direction.