A book of Mexican picture-writing known as 'Codex Bodley’ (also called 'Codex Ñuu Tnoo')
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').
- Creation: 16th century (precolonial; probably shortly before 1521)
Language of Materials
- No linguistic content; Not applicable
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Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Mex. d. 1, fols. 1-2]
MS. Mex. d. 1
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 18116
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
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.
On leather, illuminated on both sides, a long folded sheet
10 1/4 × 11 1/2 in.
- A book of Mexican picture-writing known as 'Codex Bodley’ (also called 'Codex Ñuu Tnoo')
- EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
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