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SCIENCE IN ANCIENT ARTWORK

THE AZTEC CALENDAR:
THE SPATIAL DIVISIONS

By
Charles William Johnson

Science in Ancient Artwork Series No.4

Dedicated to
Carlos Illanes Casanova
In memoriam


Table of Contents

The Aztec Calendar:The Spatial Divisions

  • Introduction.
      The Aztec Calendar.
      An Ordering of the Rings.
      The 8-Segment Division of the Calendar.
      The Venus Cycles of 243 Years.
      The 260-Count Quincunx Ring.
      The 104-Count of the Ring of Feathers.
  • The Spatial Divisions of the Aztec Calendar.
      The Ring of the Two Serpents.
      The Pathways of the Two Serpents.
      The Open-Ended Segment of the Serpents.
      The Heads of the Two Serpents
      An Abstracted Spatial Configuration of the Aztec Calendar.
      The 7-Segment Configuration.
  • The 260 Count.
      The 5-Segment Configuration.
      The 260c on the 5-Segment Configuration.
      The 13-Day Count Subdivisions on the 5-Segment Configuration.
      The 5-Segment Divisions on the Aztec Calendar.
      The 13-Day Count Lines Marked on the Aztec Calendar.
      The Full Moon in the Ilhicatl.
      The Floorplan of Stonehenge.
      An Outline of Pottery Design.
      A North American Indigenous Plate Design.
      The Claws of the Nahui Ollin.
  • The 364 Count.
      The 7-Segment Configuration.
      The 364-Day Count on the 7-Segment Configuration.
      The 13-Day Cycles on the 7-Segment Configuration.
      The 7-Segment Configuration on the Aztec Calendar.
      The Midpoint of the 5-Segment and 7-Segment Configurations on the Aztec Calendar.
  • Observations.

The Aztec Calendar:
The Spatial Divisions

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