Women

Women in the Calpulli

The exact nature of the Aztec family is not totally known, but the high amount of autonomy given to calpulli and the more meritocratic nature of Aztec society probably meant that family units were fairly small; with a husband, wife, and children.

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Depiction of a calpulli meeting from the Florentine Codex.

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