coyolli (CQ)

Glyph or Iconographic Image Description: 

This element for a fruit palm (coyolli), shown in a frontal view, has been carved from the compound glyph for the place name Coyoltepec. The tree trunk is dark green and textured, and the palm fronds are upright, curving, and painted yellow.

Description, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Added Analysis: 

This is not the same coyolli as the bells.

Added Analysis, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Source Manuscript: 
Date of Manuscript: 

covers ruling men and women of Tecamachalco through 1593

Creator's Location (and place coverage): 

southern Puebla state

Cultural Content & Iconography: 
Cultural Content, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Other Cultural Influences: 

plants, plantas, palms, palmas, trees, árboles

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

Una palma de frutas

Spanish Translation, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Image Source: 

The Codex Quetzalecatzin, aka Mapa de Ecatepec-Huitziltepec, Codex Ehecatepec-Huitziltepec, or Charles Ratton Codex. Library of Congress.

Image Source, Rights: 

The Library of Congress, current custodian of this pictorial Mexican manuscript, hosts a digital version online. It is not copyright protected.

Historical Contextualizing Image: 
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