This quipu will tell thee, O King.
"Apu Ollantay" by Anonymous
Quipu: Knotted, parti-colored strings used by the ancient Peruvians to keep records.
"Inca Land" by Hiram Bingham
The instrument consisting of these strings and knots was called the QUIPU.
"Travels in Peru, on the Coast, in the Sierra, Across the Cordilleras and the Andes, into the Primeval Forests" by J. J. von Tschudi
Indeed, the word 'quipu' means 'a knot.
"The Red True Story Book" by Various
The quipu is wonderful but he's not wonderful enough, eh?
"The Boy With the U. S. Life-Savers" by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
Compare our account of "the quipu" in Chapter X.
"The Story of Extinct Civilizations of the West" by Robert E. Anderson
Among the ancient Peruvians the message took the form of the curious looking quipu.
"Stories of Useful Inventions" by Samuel Eagle Foreman