Hyperspectral imaging reveals a rare Mexican codex
Researchers have long suspected the Codex Selden hid an earlier manuscript underneath its surface, but until recently lacked the technology to see it. Recently, researchers from the University of Oxford used hyperspectral imaging to look beneath the outer layer without damaging it.
High-tech imaging reveals rare precolonial Mexican manuscript hidden from view for 500 years
By Universiteit Leiden
August 16, 2016