Chimalecatococ (MH647r)

Chimalecatococ (MH647r)
Simplex Glyph

Glyph or Iconographic Image Description: 

This colorful simplex glyph for Chimalecatococ (perhaps "Buried Shield Bearer"?) is attested here as a personal name or title, held by a man. The glyph features a circular shield, with golden perimeter made from a concentric circle. Inside is a thick, gray, Y-shape. Surrounding that is a red or pink color.

Description, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Gloss Image: 
Gloss Diplomatic Transcription: 

juseph chimalecatococ

Gloss Normalization: 

Josef Chimalecatococ

Gloss Analysis, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Date of Manuscript: 


Creator's Location (and place coverage): 

Huejotzingo, Puebla

Semantic Categories: 
Cultural Content, Credit: 

Jeff Haskett-Wood


war shields, escudos, rodelas, rojo, gris, amarillo, enterrar

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

Enterrado Portador de Escudo (?)

Spanish Translation, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Image Source: 

Matrícula de Huexotzinco, folio 647r, 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: