Chapol (MH563r)

Chapol (MH563r)
Simplex Glyph

Glyph or Iconographic Image Description: 

This black-line drawing of the simplex glyph for the personal name Chapol (“Grasshopper,” attested here as a man’s name) shows a profile view of a grasshopper facing toward the viewer's right. It shows four legs and two antennae. Its body is striped or segmented horizontally. Its wings have some vertical texturing. Its head is small and round with one visible eye. On its back is a white partial covering for the tops of the wings.

Description, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Gloss Image: 
Gloss Diplomatic Transcription: 

peo chapol

Gloss Normalization: 

Pedro Chapol

Gloss Analysis, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Date of Manuscript: 


Creator's Location (and place coverage): 

Huejotzingo, Puebla, Mexico

Semantic Categories: 
Cultural Content, Credit: 

Jeff Haskett-Wood

Shapes and Perspectives: 

insects, insectos, chapulines, grasshoppers

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


Image Source: 
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).

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