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Saturday, January 9, 2010

Quipu , the word for "knot" in Cusco Quechua, the native Inca language, usually consisted of colored spun and plied thread or strings from llama or alpaca hair. A form of numerical record keeping, the system was dismantled by the Spanish Conquistadors, although not completely.

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