Ethnohistory 65:1

An issue of: Ethnohistory

Ethnohistory 65:1
Journal Issue Pages: 192 Volume 65, Number 1 Published: January 2018 An issue of Ethnohistory
This issue features groundbreaking study on Incan Khipus. Khipus, an Incan method of record-keeping, recorded data using knotted strings. In the past, khipus have proven nearly impossible to decipher and there was a very limited understanding of what they represented. In this article, Manuel Medrano and Gary Urton share what has been discovered: the khipus were used to represent names of villagers in a census. Read the article, made freely available.

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