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"The quipu is a controversial, symbolic, and mysterious object of knowledge sustained by the old Andean cultures. Over the centuries, people codified knowledge in knotted colored cords made out of diverse kinds of animal and plant fibers." Inca, Early Science, A Level Textiles, Ancient Writing, Curriculum Design, Plant Fibres, Indigenous Art, Interior Art, Artifacts
Cords, Knots and Controversies | Max Planck Institute for the History of Science
"The quipu is a controversial, symbolic, and mysterious object of knowledge sustained by the old Andean cultures. Over the centuries, people codified knowledge in knotted colored cords made out of diverse kinds of animal and plant fibers."
Quipu (Khipu), Inca, AD 1430-1530 - A Collective Memory: The only form of writing known in pre-Columbian South America, Quipu are still one of the great mysteries of archaeology as they have never been deciphered. These Quipu have been found at late Chachapoya sites and reflect the essential role of trade in this society. The different colours, twining, knot styles and lengths of string all hold information that can be read by a Quipu reader, knowledge that might have been lost to us forever. Machu Picchu, Inca Empire, Incan, Greatest Mysteries, Writing Systems, Twining, Islamic World, Ancient Art
Chachapoya
Quipu (Khipu), Inca, AD 1430-1530 - A Collective Memory: The only form of writing known in pre-Columbian South America, Quipu are still one of the great mysteries of archaeology as they have never been deciphered. These Quipu have been found at late Chachapoya sites and reflect the essential role of trade in this society. The different colours, twining, knot styles and lengths of string all hold information that can be read by a Quipu reader, knowledge that might have been lost to us forever.
The traditional Inca quipus were numbers expressed by knots on a section of rope. Unlike the Arabic numbers which uses ten different symbols for each digit (0 to 9), quipu makers tied multiple knots in a tight sequence represent a "digit". Digits can range from no knots (empty space) representing zero, to nine knots representing nine. Seven knots in a sequence equals the digit 7. A quipu could have only a few or up to 2,000 cords. Ancient Scripts, Ancient Wisdom, Alphabet Symbols, Pictograph, Story Of The World
The traditional Inca quipus were numbers expressed by knots on a section of rope. Unlike the Arabic numbers which uses ten different symbols for each digit (0 to 9), quipu makers tied multiple knots in a tight sequence represent a "digit". Digits can range from no knots (empty space) representing zero, to nine knots representing nine. Seven knots in a sequence equals the digit 7. A quipu could have only a few or up to 2,000 cords.
Quipu, AD 1400 - 1532 Quipus (kee-poo), sometimes called talking knots, were recording devices used by the Inka Empire, the largest empire in pre-Columbian America. Empire Inca, Inka, Textile Fiber Art, Native Art, National Museum, Archaeology, American Indians, Art History, Art Boards
Quipu
Quipu, AD 1400 - 1532 Quipus (kee-poo), sometimes called talking knots, were recording devices used by the Inka Empire, the largest empire in pre-Columbian America.
Herringbone Pineapple Knots Rope Knots, Macrame Knots, Micro Macrame, Macrame Jewelry, Decorative Knots, Knot Braid, The Knot, Chinese Knot
3 HPK necklaces
Herringbone Pineapple Knots
give each boy a piece of rope and have a scout leader come teach them how to tie different knots. Survival Knots, Survival Tips, Survival Skills, Knots Diy, Camping Knots, Knots Guide, Paracord Knots
40 Popular Knots You can Tie Yourself Poster
give each boy a piece of rope and have a scout leader come teach them how to tie different knots.
The Infographic of Knots Camping Survival, Emergency Preparedness, Survival Stuff, Camping Guide, Bushcraft, Paracord Ideas
Ideas – Page 12 – I'M REVOLTING
The Infographic of Knots
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