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UR1121/KH0135
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Original Name: AS121 Original Author: Marcia & Robert Ascher Museum: Museum fÃ¼r VÃ¶lkerkunde, Berlin Museum Number: VA42538 Provenance: Unknown Region: Pachacamac |
Total Number of Cords: 281 Number of Ascher Cord Colors: 3 Similar Khipu: Previous (AS112) Next (AS018) Catalog: UR1121 Khipu Notes: Khipu Notes |

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Khipu Notes

**Ascher Databook Notes:**

- This is one of several khipus acquired b y the Museum in 1907 with provenance Pachacamac. For a list of them, see UR1097.
- By spacing, the khipu is separated into 2 parts. Part 1 consists of 10 subparts, each of which is 7 groups of 3 pendants. Each of the 70 groups has the same color pattern: W, B, W. Part 2 consists of 10 groups of 7 pendants each. The pendants in groups 1 and 10 are B, and those in groups 2-9 are BB.
- In part 1, all the pendants in the first 9 subparts are zero-valued (or blank). Similarly, in part 2, all the pendants in the first 9 groups are zero-valued (or blank).