|This map appears as page one of the Codex Xolotl, one of the earliest Aztec cartographic histories known. Painted on native paper, the map serves as a backdrop for the narrative of Xolotl, a legendary thirteenth-century warlord. Topographic and hydrographic features are shown, as well as hieroglyphic names of places in the Valley of Mexico and beyond.||Plate 9 in The History of Cartography, Volume 2, Book 3, Cartography
in the Traditional African, American, Arctic, Australian, and Pacific Societies
Size of the original: 42 x 48 cm.
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