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  • fig. S1. Mixteca-style shield decorated with turquoise mosaic from the collections of the Smithsonian Institution–NMAI.
  • fig. S2. Reconstructed turquoise mosaic disk from Offering 99 in the Templo Mayor.
  • fig. S3. Location of offerings with turquoise in the Sacred Precinct of Tenochtitlan.
  • fig. S4. Examples of analyzed mosaic tiles from Offering 60 in the Templo Mayor.
  • fig. S5. Pb isotope plots comparing Aztec and Mixtec tesserae to turquoise deposits from the Southwest.
  • fig. S6. Pb and Sr isotope plots comparing Aztec and Mixtec tesserae to turquoise deposits of the Cerrillos Hills, New Mexico.
  • table S1. Offerings with turquoise within the Sacred Precinct of Tenochtitlan.
  • table S2. Errors on Pb isotope ratios.

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