Aztec Calendar, Replica

Aztec Calendar, Replica

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Description
This is a twentieth century replica of a stone Aztec calendar found in Mexico City in 1760. It is made from a composite material and has a backing of red velvet with a paper label and a metal ring by which it could be hung. For a related explanation, distributed with the object, see MA.302251.02.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
calendar
place made
Mexico
Physical Description
composite (calendar material)
cloth (backing material)
Measurements
overall: 1.2 cm x 24 cm x 24 cm; 15/32 in x 9 7/16 in x 9 7/16 in
ID Number
MA.333755
catalog number
333755
accession number
302251
Credit Line
Gift of Jorge Sendel-Iturbide
subject
Mathematics
Timekeeping
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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