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MS. Laud Misc. 678

Summary Catalogue no.: 546


'Codex Laud': Mexican pictorial screenfold manuscript (260-day calendarial cycle ('tonalpohualli') illustrated with appropriate rituals and offerings used in divination; part of the so-called 'Borgia Group' of divinatory-ritual books)
Language(s): No linguistic content

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: deerskin


Origin: pre-Hispanic (15th century (?)) ; Mexican

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from the Quarto Catalogue (H. O. Coxe, Laudian Manuscripts, Quarto Catalogues II, repr. with corrections, 1969, from the original ed. of 1858-1885).


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Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (full facsimile from 35mm. slides)

Last Substantive Revision

2017-07-01: First online publication.