MS 7299 Fraudulent Mexican hieroglyphic manuscript
Digitized Content

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7299
Creators:
Browne, Herbert J.
Dates:
undated
Languages:
Undetermined
Physical Description:
22 Pages
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The Department of Anthropology catalog card indicates that the document includes twelve "pages" (leaves). Only eleven have been found.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 7299

Local Note
Local Note
Painting on goatskin(?)

Digital Content

Using the Collection
Citation
Manuscript 7299, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Custodial History
Custodial History
The manuscript was purchased in 1917. The accession papers state that it is a "work of recent times." In 1976, it was declared a fraud by Clifford Evans, Howard Cline, and John B. Glass. The document was transferred to the archives in 1978.

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Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
Museum Support Center
4210 Silver Hill Road
Suitland 20746
naa@si.edu
http://www.anthropology.si.edu/naa/