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A book of Mexican picture-writing known as 'Codex Bodley’ (also called 'Codex Ñuu Tnoo')

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MS. Mex. d. 1
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Digital surrogate of a book of Mexican picture-writing known as 'Codex Bodley’ (also called 'Codex Ñuu Tnoo')
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A book of Mexican picture-writing: reproduced in colour in vol. I of Lord Kingsborough's Antiquities of Mexico, Lond. 1831.

Known as 'Codex Bodley’ (also called 'Codex Ñuu Tnoo').

Dates

  • 16th century (precolonial; probably shortly before 1521)

Extent

23 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • No linguistic content; Not applicable
Mixtec.

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Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Mex. d. 1, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Mex. d. 1

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 18116

Abstract

A book of Mexican picture-writing.

Biographical / Historical

Biographical details unknown.

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. II, no. 2858

Custodial History

Manuscript 453 acquired by the Bodleian Library

Immediate Source of Acquisition

This manuscripts seems to have reached the Library in 1603, 1604, or the first half of 1605.

Existence and Location of Copies

Digital surrogate available in Digital Bodleian.

R.Pal.9.99 is a surrogate.

Physical Facet

On leather, illuminated on both sides, a long folded sheet

Dimensions

10 1/4 × 11 1/2 in.
Title
A book of Mexican picture-writing known as 'Codex Bodley’ (also called 'Codex Ñuu Tnoo')
Status
Published
Date
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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