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dc.coverage.spatialMexico (nation)
dc.date.accessioned 2011-01-19T23:15:16Z
dc.date.available 2011-01-19T23:15:16Z
dc.date.issued 1890
dc.identifier.citation The Aztec calendar, or Piedra del Sol (Sun stone). 1890. From Woodson Research Center, Rice University, Charlotte and Maximilian collection, 1846-1927, MS 356. https://hdl.handle.net/1911/21804.
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/1911/21804
dc.description Sepia Photograph, 7.25" x 4.5". Plaque on base supporting the stone reads in part (in translation): "Aztec Calendar or Sun Stone. In the month of December in the year of 1790, while leveling the ground for a new pavement in the Plaza Mayor of the capital city, this monolith was discovered and set at the foot of the western tower of the [National] Cathedral ... it was moved from this location to this Museo Nacional in August of 1885."
dc.publisher Rice University
dc.relation.IsPartOf Forms part of a bound album of Photographic images of views of Mexico, Mexico City, Cholula pyramid, urban street scenes, rural landscapes, Chapultepec exteriors and interiors, Paseo de la Reforma, other churches, and bridges. Undated, but possibly circa 1890s.
dc.relation.IsPartOfFinding Aid available at http://archives.library.rice.edu/repositories/2/resources/1008
dc.rights This material is in the public domain and may be freely used.
dc.subject.lcshAztec calendar
Aztecs--Religion
dc.title The Aztec calendar, or Piedra del Sol (Sun stone)
dc.digitization.specifications Images were captured using the TTI Better Light Super 8K2 digital scan-back system. Master Tiff images were scanned at 24-bit color, adobeRGB1998 color profile, at 600 dpi for graphically intense images and 400 dpi for text. Textual materials are marked up in TEI/XML standard (P5 version).
dc.contributor.funder Funding for the creation of this digitized text is provided by a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
dc.date.digital 2008-02-20
dc.date.original 1890?
dc.subject.localConquest
Development
Indigenity
Labor
Religion
dc.source.collection Charlotte and Maximilian collection, 1846-1927, MS 356, Box 3 folder 1, Photograph 34, Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University. Contact info: woodson@rice.edu
dc.identifier.original wrc35603010034
dc.identifier.digital aa00101_0034
dc.source.provenance Some materials in this collection were purchased at auction and others were donated in 1964-65, and 1976.
dc.type.genre photographs
dc.type.dcmi Image
dcterms.accessRights public domain


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