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Page 17 Codex Borbonicus. Ventas of Cuauhtli trecena. Xochiquetzal, a youthful fertility goddess, resplendent in feathers and sitting on a jaguar skin mat is attended by an animal. It could be some sort of nagual. They are located below a ball court marked with a skull/water glyph. Next to the ball court is a married couple beneath a blanket. -Taylor Bolinger

Page 17 Codex Borbonicus. Ventas of Cuauhtli trecena. Xochiquetzal, a youthful fertility goddess, resplendent in feathers and sitting on a jaguar skin mat is attended by an animal. It could be some sort of nagual. They are located below a ball court marked with a skull/water glyph. Next to the ball court is a married couple beneath a blanket. -Taylor Bolinger

Page 13: Codex Bourbonicus - Aztec Codex from around the time of the Conquest of Mexico, either just before or just after. #CodexBourbonicus

Page 13: Codex Bourbonicus - Aztec Codex from around the time of the Conquest of Mexico, either just before or just after. #CodexBourbonicus

Page 3 Codex Borbonicus. Ventas of Acatl trecena. Chalchiuhtlicue, “Her of the Jade Skirt”, goddess of underground water. Two human figures flow out on the water that emerges from the bottom of her throne and there are two stones whose forms are considerably different than any of the others that appear throughout the codex. The furthermost to the left in particular is of interest, with an eye and mouth. -Taylor Bolinger

Page 3 Codex Borbonicus. Ventas of Acatl trecena. Chalchiuhtlicue, “Her of the Jade Skirt”, goddess of underground water. Two human figures flow out on the water that emerges from the bottom of her throne and there are two stones whose forms are considerably different than any of the others that appear throughout the codex. The furthermost to the left in particular is of interest, with an eye and mouth. -Taylor Bolinger

Ancient Indian (Aztec) Calendar - The original Codex Borbonicus c. 1507, before the Spanish Conquest of Mexico, 1518-1521 - more info:

Ancient Indian (Aztec) Calendar - The original Codex Borbonicus c. 1507, before the Spanish Conquest of Mexico, 1518-1521 - more info:

Page 15 Codex Borbonicus. Ventas of Atl trecena. Chalchiuhtotolin, known as “Jade Turkey” is perhaps an attribute of Tezacatlipoca and does not seem to occur outside calendric codices. He is interacting with a pot, either drinking from it (presumably octli or “maguey wine”) or vomiting into it. The is confronted by a priest and a number of sacrificial baskets and censers. -Taylor Bolinger

Page 15 Codex Borbonicus. Ventas of Atl trecena. Chalchiuhtotolin, known as “Jade Turkey” is perhaps an attribute of Tezacatlipoca and does not seem to occur outside calendric codices. He is interacting with a pot, either drinking from it (presumably octli or “maguey wine”) or vomiting into it. The is confronted by a priest and a number of sacrificial baskets and censers. -Taylor Bolinger

Page 16: Codex Bourbonicus - Aztec Codex from around the time of the Conquest of Mexico, either just before or just after. #CodexBourbonicus

Page 16: Codex Bourbonicus - Aztec Codex from around the time of the Conquest of Mexico, either just before or just after. #CodexBourbonicus

Page 9 Codex Borbonicus. Ventas of Ozomatli trecena. Patecatl, god of healing and fertility. The sun disk/night disk is representative of dawn, and the eagle and jaguar figures are members of the elite Jaguar and Eagle warrior societies as can be observed from the battle flags that they wear tied to their bodies. Also a composite glyph of a pot with a loincloth and a monkeys head wearing a shell earring. A two-headed snake. -Taylor Bolinger

Page 9 Codex Borbonicus. Ventas of Ozomatli trecena. Patecatl, god of healing and fertility. The sun disk/night disk is representative of dawn, and the eagle and jaguar figures are members of the elite Jaguar and Eagle warrior societies as can be observed from the battle flags that they wear tied to their bodies. Also a composite glyph of a pot with a loincloth and a monkeys head wearing a shell earring. A two-headed snake. -Taylor Bolinger

Page 6: Codex Bourbonicus -  The eighth week of the 260-day cycle tonalpohualli pictures the god Mayauel and a dancer.  Aztec Codex from around the time of the Conquest of Mexico, either just before or just after. #CodexBourbonicus

Page 6: Codex Bourbonicus - The eighth week of the 260-day cycle tonalpohualli pictures the god Mayauel and a dancer. Aztec Codex from around the time of the Conquest of Mexico, either just before or just after. #CodexBourbonicus

Page 1 Codex Borbonicus. Ventas of Mazatl trecena. Tepeyollotl, the jaguar aspect of Tezcatlipoca has a protuberant bone/smoking mirror that replaces his front foot. He is speaking to Quetzalcoatl who has yellow and black face paint and a conch shell nearby. They are framed below a shield and spears, and Quetzalcoatl is carrying an atl atl, or “spear thrower” in the back hand. Below them are sacrifices, including the cuauhxicalli, or “eagle vessel” for holding human hearts. -Taylor Bolinger

Page 1 Codex Borbonicus. Ventas of Mazatl trecena. Tepeyollotl, the jaguar aspect of Tezcatlipoca has a protuberant bone/smoking mirror that replaces his front foot. He is speaking to Quetzalcoatl who has yellow and black face paint and a conch shell nearby. They are framed below a shield and spears, and Quetzalcoatl is carrying an atl atl, or “spear thrower” in the back hand. Below them are sacrifices, including the cuauhxicalli, or “eagle vessel” for holding human hearts. -Taylor Bolinger

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