chalchihuitl (MH523r)

chalchihuitl (MH523r)
Element from a Compound

Glyph or Iconographic Image Description: 

This black-line drawing of the element chalchihuitl (jade) has been taken from the compound personal name glyph Chalchiuhtototl (see below).

Date of Manuscript: 

1560

Creator's Location (and place coverage): 

Huejotzingo, Puebla, Mexico

Syntax (patterns): 
Cultural Content, Credit: 

Jeff Haskett-Wood

Keywords: 

jades, piedras verdes, brilla

Glyph or Iconographic Image: 
Relevant Nahuatl Dictionary Word(s): 
Image Source: 

Matrícula de Huexotzinco, folio 523r, World Digital Library, https://www.loc.gov/resource/gdcwdl.wdl_15282/?sp=125&st=image.

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).