This group of statues in Mexico City shows the mythical story about the founding of Mexihco-Tenochtitlan, capital of the Aztec Triple Alliance. The mosaic on which the statues are standing is a copy of the opening page of the Codex Mendoza.

Tenochtitlan teteo'n inchan
aztecacopil occeppa tiyez
Quetzalcoatl iteotlahuil
topan huallanextihuitz

-Fidencio Villanueva

(July 1996)

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