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Notes on certain Maya and Mexican manuscripts

Drawing is based on an image in the Borgia Codex.
Notes on certain Maya and Mexican manuscripts

The Borgia Codex is a priest's manual of calendar dates and deities, and was used to offer counsel, to predict events, to prescribe ritual cures.

In this image, each quadrant represents a god surrounded by a serpent.   The day signs attached to each god and the disks in the body of each serpent mark the days of the 13-day period called the trecena.

 
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Drawing is based on an image in the Borgia Codex.

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