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Aztec manuscript under the microscope.

Aztec manuscript under the microscope Some experts believe the codex dates back to Studies have begun in France to find if it’s a genuine pre-hispanic article.

The Codex Fejérváry-Mayer is an Aztec Codex of central Mexico. It is one of the rare pre-Hispanic manuscripts that have survived the Spanish conquest of Mexico. As a typical calendar codex tonalamatl dealing with the sacred Aztec calendar – the tonalpohualli – it is placed in the Borgia Group. Its elaboration is typically pre-Columbian: it is made on deerskin parchment folded accordion-style into 23 pages. It measures 16.2 centimetres by 17.2 centimetres and is 3.85 metres long.

The Codex Fejérváry-Mayer is an Aztec Codex of central Mexico. It is one of the rare pre-Hispanic manuscripts that have survived the Spanish conquest of Mexico.

enter-the-fossa: She of the Jade Skirt Chalchiuhtlicue (náhuatl: chalchiuhtlicue, ‘la que tiene su falda de jade’‘chalchihuitl, jade; i, su; cueitl, falda; e, que tiene’)? en la mitología mexica es la diosa de los lagos y corrientes de agua.

Chalchiutlique - aztec goddess of water, birth, baptism. "She of the Blue-Green Skirt".

This map of the Mesoamerican region shows the locations of the most important cities and historical sites that have been discovered to date, many of which are represented by materials in this exhibit. The expanse of Maya and Aztec influence is clearly shown (red shading for the Aztec area at left, green shading for the Maya area at right).

Palenque Maya Ruins - Surrounded by a dense jungle forest in a dramatic mountain setting, Palenque is widely regarded as the most atmospheric and impressive of Mexico's Mayan ruins

El Mirador, Guatemala-- of course the jungle has reclaimed it now-- and you can only see the tip of the highest pyramid (the world's largest).

mayan city of el mirador recreation illustrations - Bing Images

Mayan Cities, Aztec, History

Aztec and Mayan Gods and Goddesses List and Descriptions

Aztec and Mayan Gods and Goddesses List and Descriptions

The ancient Aztec and Mayan peoples had a variety of gods and goddesses. This is a list and descriptions of some of their most popular deities.

ELABORADO POR INDIGENAS DESPUES DE LA CONQUISTA ESPAÑOLA, REPRESENTA AL ISLOTE DONDE SE FUNDÓ LA CIUDAD ARREPRESENTA LOS CUATRO CAMINOS PARA LLEGAR A LA GRAN TENOCHTITLÁN

ELABORADO POR INDIGENAS DESPUES DE LA CONQUISTA ESPAÑOLA, REPRESENTA AL ISLOTE DONDE SE FUNDÓ LA CIUDAD ARREPRESENTA LOS CUATRO CAMINOS PARA LLEGAR A LA GRAN TENOCHTITLÁN

Mayan Pot

Ancient Mayan hot chocolate ( add about 1 cup of cream and milk instead of…

El Códice Borbónico está dividido en cuatro partes y describe las fiestas rituales de los aztecas. Especial

Estudian origen de Códice Borbónico

a page of amazingly graphical Mayan hieroglyphs from the Dresden Codex

Codices from Akademische Druck - u. Verlagsanstalt - Graz - Austria on the FAMSI website - Codex Dresdensis