Codex; Dominated by representations of two churches, that of Santa Barbara (centre) and Santa Ana (right), the map drawn on bark paper, is a plan of lands, roadways and a water-course in the state of tlaxcala. Also shown are vegetation, including a large tree (centre), and four human figures, three grouped beneath the tree and the fourth in the lower left-hand section of the map. A number of place signs are drawn in native style (such as the frog, tamazolin in Nahuatl, representing Tamasolco). An extensive in romanised Nahuatl mentions the scribes who composed the titles to these lands, the conquistador, Diego Muñoz and Antonio de Mendoza, the first Spanish Viceroy. A partially defaced date is given, probably 1576. The names of the landowners are inscribed within the rectangular plots that surround the two churches and suggest that the map was prepared in connection with a land claim.
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