Khipu

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Khipu

1470 - 1532 CE

wood, cotton, alpaca

12 3/16 x 8 1/4 x 2 1/2 in. (30.96 x 20.96 x 6.35 cm)

CREATION PLACE:

North Central Coast, Peru

CULTURE OR GROUP:

Inca

PERIOD:

Late Horizon

OBJECT NAME:

khipus



CREDIT LINE:

The Fred Olsen Collection

OBJECT NUMBER:

1967-29-340

IMAGE USE:

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LOCATION:

Peruvian Gallery

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Label & Description History
Inca, South Coast, Peru
Khipu, 1470-1532
Wood, cotton, camelid hair, 12 3/16 x 8 1/4 x 2 1/2 in.
Krannert Art Museum at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
The Fred Olsen Collection
1967-29-340
(Sept 2020 edit)

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