UR132

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Khipu Notes Exist - See Below

OKR Name: KH0373
Original Author: Gary Urton
Museum: Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino
Museum Number: CMBE 0910
Provenance: Unknown
Region: Playa Miller #6, Arica, Chile
Total Number of Cords: 57
Number of Ascher Cord Colors: 16
Benford Match: 0.740
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Khipu Notes


1. See note on UR 130, #1, for information on the the CMBE designation.
2. UR132 is not on its original primary cord. The present primary cord is a piece of strong twine onto which the pendant strings have been (re-)inserted. Thus, we cannot be certain the pendant cords belong together or are in their proper order. Presumably, however, Esponey found them together and had some reason for re-stringing them together into a khipu.
3. The length of the primary cord of UR132 has been arbitrarily assigned to preserve the linearity of the khipu for database entry.