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Images for Written in Knots online exhibition

Fig. 2: “Letter or khipu of the Inka, where he gives the orders to follow.”

“Letter or khipu of the Inka, where he gives the orders to follow.”

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Fig. 5: Cord attachment, cord, and knot twist

Cord attachment, cord, and knot twist

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Fig. 10: Detail of PC.WBC.2016.071 showing color banding and beginning knot

Detail of PC.WBC.2016.071 showing color banding and beginning knot.

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Fig. 11: Detail of PC.WBC.2016.069 showing color seriation by wrapping.

Detail of PC.WBC.2016.069 showing color seriation by wrapping.

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Fig. 12: Wrapped staff with wrapped cords from Cerrillos, Ica Valley, Peru

Wrapped staff with wrapped cords from Cerrillos, Ica Valley, Peru.

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Fig. 14: Santa Valley Khipu UR89

Santa Valley Khipu UR89 (photo by Dr. Gary Urton)

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Fig. 15: Khipu UR89 transcribed to Spanish. Conchucos, Santa Valley, Peru, 1670

Khipu UR89 transcribed to Spanish. Conchucos, Santa Valley, Peru, 1670 (photo by Dr. Gary Urton)

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Fig. 17: Inka base-10 positional knot system

Inka base-10 positional knot system

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Fig. 18: Khipukamayuq with pendant khipu and yupana

Khipukamayuq with pendant khipu and yupana (Adapted from Murra et. al., 1980)

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Fig. 25: PC.WBC.2016.068 in its original rolled-up condition

PC.WBC.2016.068 in its original rolled-up condition

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Fig. 26: Detail of the reddish unidentified substance on the outer side of the main cord

Detail of the reddish unidentified substance on the outer side of the main cord

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Fig. 29: Linked khipus

Linked khipus (photo by Dr. Gary Urton)

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Fig. 30: Pendant khipu (ANT.019236.001: Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History)

Pendant khipu (ANT.019236.001: Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History: Photo by Moore, B.P., 2010).

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Fig. 31: Wooden bar khipu

Wooden bar khipu (Staatliche Museen zu Berlin – Ethnologisches Museum, cat. no. VA 16635)

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Fig. 32: Inka and khipukamayuq at a state storehouse

Inka and khipukamayuq at a state storehouse (Adapted from Murra et al., 1980)

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Fig. 40: Achuncaya khipu showing detail of pendant inclusion (MNAAHP RT21287)

Achuncaya khipu showing detail of pendant inclusion (photo by Dr. Sabine Hyland, MNAAHP RT21287)

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Fig. 41: Avhuncaya khipu, detail of inclusion

Avhuncaya khipu, detail of inclusion

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Fig. 42: Canuto-type khipu (Dumbarton Oaks Museum PC.WBC.2016.069)

Canuto-type khipu (Dumbarton Oaks Museum PC.WBC.2016.069)

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Fig. 43: Herding-type khipu from Cutusuma, Bolivia

Herding-type khipu from Cutusuma, Bolivia (courtesy of Penn Museum, image 243339, object 36392)

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Fig. 44: Mangas khipu board

Mangas khipu board (photo by Dr. Sabine Hyland)

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Khipu tile

Khipu on display

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