ce (CQ)

ce (CQ)

Glyph or Iconographic Image Description: 

This notation for one is a small circle in a black line drawing. The center of the circle is left natural or neutral, not colored. It has been carved from the name Ce Coatl, which is a calendrical name, given that coatl is a day sign.

Description, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Added Analysis: 

When a single circle notation represents "one" and it is has been painted, it is often red. But this needs careful tracking and deeper analysis. The lack of color may also be significant.

Source Manuscript: 
Date of Manuscript: 

covers ruling men and women of Tecamachalco through 1593

Creator's Location (and place coverage): 

southern Puebla state

Semantic Categories: 
Syntax (patterns): 
Cultural Content & Iconography: 
Other Cultural Influences: 

one, uno, numbers, nĂºmeros

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


Image Source: 

The Codex Quetzalecatzin, aka Mapa de Ecatepec-Huitziltepec, Codex Ehecatepec-Huitziltepec, or Charles Ratton Codex. Library of Congress. https://www.loc.gov/item/2017590521/

Image Source, Rights: 

The Library of Congress, current custodian of this pictorial Mexican manuscript, hosts a digital version online. It is not copyright protected.

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