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Ramses the Third
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Native Americans’ Title
on Territorial Possesion in the Museum of Antropology of Xalapa (Mexico)
preserved in the Xalapa Museum are called Codes but in fact they are
rather illustrated maps
This pictography was prepared around 1570
in order to prove the title of possession of the
Coacoatzintla people vis-ŕ-vis tribes deported by conquistadores from the
Misantla mountains. At different parts of the picture, governor Juan
Garcia Calleja and Miguel Arias are referred to as local representants of
the crown, while Juan Mancilla, Coacoatzintla chief is also named and
This picture was painted around
1572 in order to legitimize the Misantla
leadership. Misantla was founded by Chichimeca chief Mazatecuhtli and the
Misante Americans settled in 1563 among the abandoned ruins of Chapultepec.
See on the picture also Hernando Cortez’s arrival to San Juan de Villa
Rica as well as references to tribal assemblies.
copy of the original from 1572. It witnesses the self-defence against
Spanish conquistadores with some small victories, granting temporary
Coapan,Chapultepec and Noalinco.
However, after the final defeat, local tribes were resettled
and baptised in Misantla. The map was conceive