TitleReflexiones Pragmáticas en torno al desciframiento del Códice de Santa María Asunción
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication1996
AuthorsNoriega P
JournalButlletí de l'ACIA
Volume4
Pagination7-16.
Date Published1996
KeywordsAztec writing systems, history of mathematics
Abstract

Description of a XVI c. cadastral document from the Valley of Mexico that contains native-american pictographic information about population and land plots. Plot descriptions involve a numerical notation that appears to have positional features, fractions and a zero-like placeholder.