Event Title

Read a Rope: Quipos, the Ancient Incan Books

Location

Heights Library - 2345 Lee Road, Cleveland Heights, Ohio

Event Website

http://heightslibrary.org/

Start Date

10-23-2014 7:00 PM

End Date

10-23-2014 8:30 PM

Cost to Attend

Free

Pre-registration required?

Yes

Contact Information (for registration)

Registration opens on Oct. 9 - call 216-932-3600, visit any of our four branches, or sign up at http://heightslibrary.org/

Event Type

Class/Workshop/Demonstration, Lecture

Description

One of the earliest record-keeping tools, quipos use knotted rope instead of written numbers and letters. Robin Pease will introduce these little-known implements and teach participants how to read them (and, if time permits, create their own).

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Oct 23rd, 7:00 PM Oct 23rd, 8:30 PM

Read a Rope: Quipos, the Ancient Incan Books

Heights Library - 2345 Lee Road, Cleveland Heights, Ohio

One of the earliest record-keeping tools, quipos use knotted rope instead of written numbers and letters. Robin Pease will introduce these little-known implements and teach participants how to read them (and, if time permits, create their own).

http://engagedscholarship.csuohio.edu/octavofest/2014/all/46