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Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Keeping Time: Records

Explore an installation by New York–based Chilean artist and poet Cecilia Vicuña inspired by quipus.  These complex record keeping devices were used by peoples of the Andes for millennia, then nearly forgotten when banned by the Spanish during their colonization of South America. How are quipus similar to how we keep track of things here today? How are they different?

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Gianna Stewart

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