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10817.c.c.17. "Wm Mcpherson." 1865
959.c.2-4. Goguet, (Antoine Yves) 1761
J.N.Bushell "Chinese Art" (1904) Vol 1. (Nyman &
sons) p 12 -^12 to
13. A picture of a Han Dynasty
sepulchral bas relief (dug up 17th cent. in
Shantung) is given, & on p 12. B., referring to an
inscription thereon, Bushell says "The inscription
"on the left, reads:- Fu Hsi, styled Ts'ang
Ching , was the first to rule as King; he
"traced the trigrams & knotted cords as a
"means of governing all within the seas."
.....The "knotted cords" referred to have been
"compared with the quippus, the cord records
"of the ancient Peruvians." (N.B. Knotted cords
as a "means of governing" have been used differently
in different countries. [? HugB.])
T.157 (2) Talbot, SixW. (1672)& as
on p 224 infr.

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