chimalli (TR3v)

chimalli (TR3v)
Iconography

Glyph or Iconographic Image Description: 

This black-and-white drawing--with some added red paint--is an iconographic example for the noun, chimalli (shield).

Description, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Gloss Image: 
Gloss Diplomatic Transcription: 

Rode
la

Gloss Normalization: 

rodela

Gloss Analysis, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Date of Manuscript: 

1578

Creator's Location (and place coverage): 

Huejotzingo, Puebla, Mexico

Syntax: 
Cultural Content, Credit: 

Jeff Haskett-Wood

Keywords: 

rodelas, escudos, guerra

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

chimal(li), a shield; a symbol for war itself, https://nahuatl.wired-humanities.org/content/chimalli

Image Source: 

The Codex Telleriano-Remensis is hosted on line by the Bibliothèque nationale de France.
https://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/btv1b8458267s/f14.item. We have taken this detail shot from the indicated folio.

Image Source, Rights: 

This manuscript is not copyright protected, but please cite Gallica, the digital library of the Bibliothèque nationale de France or cite this Visual Lexicon of Aztec Hieroglyphs, ed. Stephanie Wood (Eugene, Ore.: Wired Humanities Projects, 2020–present).