Chichimeca (MH597r)

Chichimeca (MH597r)
Simplex Glyph

Glyph or Iconographic Image Description: 

This black-line drawing of the simplex glyph for the personal name or ethnicity, Chichimec (here, belonging toa man) shows a profile view of a man's face looking toward the reader's right. His face as intersecting (four) horizontal and (two) vertical black lines painted (or possibly tattooed) on it, creating a mesh pattern.

Gloss Image: 
Date of Manuscript: 

1560

Creator's Location (and place coverage): 

Huexotzinco, Matrícula de (MH)

Semantic Categories: 
Syntax: 
Cultural Content, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Keywords: 

Chichimecas, pintura en la cara_ etnicidades_ guerreros

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

El Chichimeca

Spanish Translation, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Image Source: 

Matrícula de Huexotzinco, folio 597r, World Digital Library, https://www.loc.gov/resource/gdcwdl.wdl_15282/?sp=273st=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).

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