Lienzo de Tlapa

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Represents three distinct genelogy but bounded by marriage alliances and should be read from bottom to top. Initial partners are considered the ancestors of the rulers embodied in the top of the canvas. The latest generations are distinguished since they bear Spanish names. Remained in the village of Azoyu in Costa Chica of Guerrero until 1940, when Alfonso Caso, who made arrangements for it to be delivered to the Museo Nacional de Antropologia. [1]


  1. Translated by Samuel Tecpaocelotl Castillo