Mendoza, p. 20r.

Codex Mendoza, p. 20r.

A list of tributes to be paid to Tenochtitlan by its vassals. Short Spanish descriptions attempt to make the list more understandable.

The ten rectangles at the top represent mantles, loincloths, and other items of clothing. Each feather represents 400. On the left margin and at the bottom the names of thirteen tribute-paying towns are noted. Other goods pictured are civilian clothes, warrior dresses, shields, grain, gold, turquoise, honey, planks, wood, copper, and copal.

K. Ross, Codex Mendoza: Aztec Manuscript (Fribourg, 1978) p. 37.


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