The Codex Bodley—also known as the Codex Ñuu Tnoo—is a pictorial screenfold created in the highlands of Mixteca in the early sixteenth century, before the arrival of Europeans in 1521. The obverse describes the history of Tilantongo (Ñuu Tnoo, modern Oaxaca), and the reverse relates the dynastic history of Ndisi Ñuu and Achiutla. These histories are told in pictographs in a palette dominated by red, yellow ocher, and black that proceed in a zig-zag pattern over forty pages.
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Prague: Archa 90, 2009
- Limited Edition: 868 copies
- Full-size color reproduction of the entire original document, Codex Bodley: the facsimile attempts to replicate the look-and-feel and physical features of the original document; pages are trimmed according to the original format; the binding might not be consistent with the current document binding.
Luxury edition. Facsimile housed in a leather case (52 × 33 × 6 cm, folded to 28 × 33 × 6 cm).
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