A catalogue of Western manuscripts at the Bodleian Libraries and selected Oxford colleges

MS. Laud Misc. 678

Summary Catalogue no.: 546

Contents

'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

History

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

Record Sources

Summary description by Elizabeth Solopova and Matthew Holford, based on the Quarto Catalogue (H. O. Coxe, Laudian Manuscripts, Quarto Catalogues II, repr. with corrections, 1969, from the original ed. of 1858-1885) and supplementary sources.