Also on these boards
"The khipu were knotted-string devices that were used for recording both statistical and narrative information, most notably by the Inka but also by other peoples of the central Andes from pre-Inkaic times, through the colonial and republican eras, and even – in a considerably transformed and attenuated form – down to the present day." Archaeologist Gary Urton, 2003 Quipu.png (299×449)
Medieval Cats: A Procession of Cats. Bodleian Library, Oxford From a mid-13th century manuscript.
Arabian Nights by Scheherazade. (My ex bought me a leather-bound version of this with lovely illustrations. Too bad that he was such an asshole the rest of the time. :-0) ~ETS