Film, Video Mapa Quetzalecatzin

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Mapa Quetzalecatzin
In November 2017, the Library announced the acquisition of the Mapa Quetzalecatzin, produced between 1570 and 1595 to represent the family tree of a prominent Nahua family. In the webinar, John Hessler examined at this new acquisition and provided an introduction to the production and uses of codices in the early Americas.
Event Date
March 14, 2018
-  John Hessler is a cartographic specialist in the Georgraphy and Map Division and curator of the Jay I. Kislak Collection at the Library of Congress.
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Exploring the Early Americas exhibition:
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25 minutes 5 seconds
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