400-Year-Old Map Discovered in Mexico

Credit: Library of Congress, Geography and Map Division

A rare, indigenous-made map of Mexico from the era of the Nahuatl people’s first contact with Europeans is now in the collection of the U.S. Library of Congress. The library announced yesterday (Nov. 21) that it acquired the so-called Codex Quetzalecatzin (also known as the Mapa de Ecatepec-Huitziltepec) and that a digitally preserved copy is now online. read more…