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Mark Cartwright
by Jack Zalium
published on 07 May 2014
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Khipu (quipu) or record-knots were used by ancient Andean cultures such as the Inca in order to record and transfer information and records. (Museum of Colchagua, Santa Cruz, Chile)

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Zalium, J. (2014, May 07). Khipu. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Zalium, Jack. "Khipu." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified May 07, 2014.

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Zalium, Jack. "Khipu." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 07 May 2014. Web. 24 Jul 2024.