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The telinel follows the urna down the steps into the courtyard in front of the cofradía house. The bundled figure of the Mam sits atop this cabinet of curiosity, roped and supported by the tump-line across the telinel's forehead. There are pictures in pre-Hispanic codices of god images and ancestor bundles being carried in just this way; for example, on the Egerton Roll in the Bodleian Library, Oxford.