National Anthropological Archives

Guide to MS 1998-31 Mayan codex, undated

Collection ID:
Mayan languages
Physical Description:
1 Item
12 panels
color illustrations on parchment
5 x 4.5 inches each (50 inches total length)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This collection is comprised of an undated Mayan codex, consisting of 12 accordion-folded panels measuring approximately 5 x 4.5 inches each, with color illustrations and Maya script on both sides.
Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its creation. As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive today. The information within this collection does not reflect the views of the Smithsonian Institution or National Anthropological Archives, but is available in its original form to facilitate research.

Custodial History
The collection was given to William H. Crocker by Floyd G. Lounsbury and donated to the National Anthropological Archives by Crocker in 1998.

Digital Content

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Use
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Conditions Governing Access
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Preferred Citation
MS 1998-31 Mayan Codex, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Language and languages -- Documentation Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
accordion-fold codices Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Maya Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
North America Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
Museum Support Center
4210 Silver Hill Road
Suitland, Maryland 20746