Khipu (Quipu)

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after 1000

Plant fiber dyed

Overall: 19 11/16 x 17 5/16 in. (50 x 44 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Museum Purchase

43.4.8575

Geography/Culture

South America, Peru

Period

Pre-Columbian

Object Name

Communication Artifacts: Written Communication

Classification

Americas

Not on view

Course History

ENGS 2, Integrated Design: Engineering, Architecture, and Building Technology, Jack Wilson, Vicki May, Winter 2015

ENGS 2, Integrated Design: Engineering, Architecture, and Building Technology, Jack Wilson, Vicki May, Winter 2015

ENGS 2, Integrated Design: Engineering, Architecture, and Building Technology, Jack Wilson, Vicki May, Winter 2015

ANTH 24, Early Civilizations of the Andes, Alan Covey, Spring 2014

ANTH 57, Origins of Inequality, Alan Covey, Winter 2013

Exhibition History

Objects and Power: Manifestations of Inequality, a student curated exhibition, Professor Alan Covey, ANTH 57, Winter 2013, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 10-August 25, 2013.

Provenance

John C. Wise (1902-1981) Ltd., New York; sold to present collection, 1943.

Old Number

Collector's Number: B 385

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