National Geographic recently made a documentary about Sabine’s research, titled “Decoding the Incas”. Translated to over 25 languages, this documentary aired as part of Nat Geo’s Ancient X Files series.
One of the great mysteries of ancient South America is the Inka “writing” system using knotted, colored cords for graphic communication. Despite important insights from researchers, our understanding of how these cords recorded information is still in its infancy. This hybrid khipu/alphabetic text from the Central Andes may provide clues as to how khipus were […]