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  • Khipu
  • Wilhelm Gretzer (1847 - 1926), Sammler
  • Inka 1400 - 1550
  • Peru
  • Baumwolle
  • Länge x Breite: 75 x 11 cm
  • Ident.Nr. V A 42578 b
  • Sammlung: Ethnologisches Museum | Amerika
  • © Foto: Ethnologisches Museum der Staatlichen Museen zu Berlin - Preußischer Kulturbesitz
Related Objects
Groups: of 5 pendants + one secondary (same as 42578 c - fragments of same piece?)

Colors: white, tans, brown, blue, green

Color combinations: monochrome, speckled

Strings: main, pendants, secondaries
Ply:all S
Diameter: main 2,5mm, pendants and sec. 1,8-2,3mm
Recto/verso (tying pendant to mainstring):fragmented mainstring

Knots:1/1 endknots (like a single knot), long knots (S), single knots (Z)

3 "placemarkers" (2 cm pendants without knots)

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