• Title:

    Codex Tetlapalco/Codex Saville

  • Culture/People:

    probably Mexica (Aztec) (archaeological culture) (attributed)

  • Date created:

    AD 1450-1557

  • Place:

    Texcoco; Texcoco Municipality, Texcoco Region; México State; Mexico (inferred)

  • Format/Object name:

    Tribute record

  • Media/Materials:

    Amate (Fig tree) paper

  • Techniques:

    Painted

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collection history unknown; located by Marshall H. Saville (1867-1935, MAI staff member) in Peru in 1924; purchased by MAI in 1925 using funds donated by Mrs. George (Thea) Heye.

  • Dimensions:

    146.2 x 14.0 x .3 cm

  • Catalog number:

    13/6913

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