Madrid Codex: 39b-39b Frame: 1


Almanac: 39b-39b Frame: 1

Two deer are pictured. The upper deer is in a splayed position and appears to be floating. It has a scorpion tail in place of its own, which ends in a human hand. This hand is attached to a spear or dart, which is being plunged into the body of the lower deer. Drawing after Villacorta C. and Villacorta (1976:302).


astronomical? -- scorpion tail

Hieroglyphic Text

caption 1: NONE (___)


animal: deer
object: spear or atlatl dart
animal: deer
object: scorpion tail

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