The Andean corded communication system. The cord’s composition, ply, length, end
treatment, and color were all significant factors in the quipu’s use and meaning.
This enigma is made of Cotton. Composed of a thicker, 32"/81.28 cm long Primary cord.
It contains 65 pedant cords alternating in segmented tan and brown colors. Each pendant
varies in length with strategically placed differing type knots representing numeric
values. According to Harvard University's Quipu Data Base Project, there are approximately
600 Quipus in existence in museum, university and private collections around the
Pre-Columbian Artifacts for Seasoned and Inspired Collectors Alike
We are happy and proud to present our on-line collection for your viewing pleasure
and consideration, proving fine Pre-Columbian art for sale. Sequence of major Archaeological
cultural phases in pre-columbian Costa Rica are: