Caczoc (MH493r)

Caczoc (MH493r)
Simplex Glyph

Glyph or Iconographic Image Description: 

This black-line drawing of a shoe (cactli) is a simplex glyph for the name Caczoc ("Shoemaker"), which could also be an occupation. Here, it is held by a man, as shown in the contextualizing image. The shoe is shown in profile, facing in the direction of the viewer's right.

Description, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Added Analysis: 

It is somewhat difficult to tell, but it seems to be an Indigenous shoe, which is somewhat open like a sandal.

Added Analysis, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Gloss Image: 
Gloss Diplomatic Transcription: 

diego cacçoc

Gloss Normalization: 

Diego Caczoc

Gloss Analysis, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Date of Manuscript: 


Creator's Location (and place coverage): 

Huejotzinco, Puebla

Semantic Categories: 
Cultural Content, Credit: 

José Aguayo-Barragán


shoes, sandals, zapatos, sandalias

Glyph or Iconographic Image: 
Relevant Nahuatl Dictionary Word(s): 
Glyph/Icon Name, Spanish Translation: 

El Zapatero

Spanish Translation, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Image Source: 

Matrícula de Huexotzinco, folio 493r, World Digital Library.

Image Source, Rights: 

This manuscript is hosted by the Library of Congress and the World Digital Library; used here with the Creative Commons, “Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 License” (CC-BY-NC-SAq 3.0).

Historical Contextualizing Image: