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Códice Sánchez Solís / Codex Egerton 2895 / Codex Waecker-Gotter / Códice Zapoteco.

  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Title (object)

    • Códice Sánchez Solís
    • Codex Egerton 2895
    • Codex Waecker-Gotter
    • Códice Zapoteco.
  • Description

    Codex; history of a Mixtec noble family; consists of a genealogy comprising twenty-six generations with a few subsidiary genealogies. Written commentary in a native Mexican language; written on long screen folded leather comprising of sixteen double sided pages.

  • Ethnic name

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 16thC
  • Production place

  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 21.5 centimetres
    • Width: 27.7 centimetres
  • Curator's comments

    Eth.Doc.1335. Eth.Doc.1390.

  • Bibliography

    • Burland 1965 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Condition


  • Subjects

  • Associated places

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Acquisition notes

    Transferred from the Department of Manuscripts. Bought from Miss Ida Bühle 13th November 1911. Codex was in the possession Felipe Sanchez Solís 1869.

  • Department

    Africa, Oceania & the Americas

  • Registration number


  • Additional IDs

    • Egerton 2895


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