UR161

Tall View

Khipu Notes Exist - See Below

OKR Name: KH0401
Original Author: Gary Urton
Museum: Valle de Ica Hacienda Callango Ocucaje
Museum Number: 03991-02
Provenance: Unknown
Region: Unknown
Total Number of Cords: 15
Number of Ascher Cord Colors: 5
Benford Match: 0.605
Similar Khipu:  Previous  Next

Use ⌘ + or ⌘ – to Zoom In or Out

Khipu Notes


This khipu appears to be 2 objects knotted together. A (refers to diagram) is a cord with two pendants, and c which is looped and tied to the primary cord. B is a cord with 8 pendants, some which have subsidiaries. The knots are all single knots. No obvious decimal arrangement. G. Urton determined that this is most like a modern herder's khipu or a middle horizon khipu and decided not to study it. All cotton, AB color

Primary Cord Notes:
broken @ 7.ocm