conchiuhqui (MH833r)

conchiuhqui (MH833r)
Simplex Glyph

Glyph or Iconographic Image Description: 

This is a black-lline drawing of the simplex glyph for the noun and occupation conchiuhqui ("potter"). Only the outline of the pottery jug (comitl) is black, and the jug itself is painted red. Three small handles are visible on the jug.

Description, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Added Analysis: 

The comitl is the simplex glyph. The -chiuhqui (maker) part of the occupation name is not shown visually, just implied. A similar glyph is zoquichiuhqui, which refers to clay/mud (zoquitl). See examples below.

Added Analysis, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Gloss Image: 
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Gloss Normalization: 


Gloss Analysis, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Date of Manuscript: 


Creator's Location (and place coverage): 

Huejotzingo, Puebla

Semantic Categories: 
Cultural Content, Credit: 

Jeff Haskett-Wood

Shapes and Perspectives: 

jug, jugs, pots, vessels, ceramics, barro, cerámica, jarra, cántaro, ceramista

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

Matrícula de Huexotzinco, folio 833r, 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).

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