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Author Name    Locke, L. Leland

Title   The Ancient Quipu: A Peruvian Knot Record

Binding   Hard

Book Condition   Very Good

Size   Quarto

Publisher    1923

Seller ID   000400

84 pp.; 59 plates From ancient times, bureaucrats have kept numerical records of people and property. Those working for the Inca emperor in 16th-century Peru recorded data on arrangements of knotted strings known as quipus. The devices may also have been used as aids to memory in recounting histories of Inca exploits—the Incas had no written language.

Inca, Andes, Quipus

Price = 50.00 USD

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