cozcatl (MH485v)

cozcatl (MH485v)
Element from a Compound

Glyph or Iconographic Image Description: 

This black-line drawing of the element for necklace (cozcatl) has been carved from the compound personal name Cozcacuauh. It is a curving string of round beads, loose at the ends.

Description, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Date of Manuscript: 


Creator's Location (and place coverage): 

Huejotzingo, Puebla

Cultural Content & Iconography: 
Cultural Content, Credit: 

Xitlali Torres


necklaces, collares, beads, sarta de cuentas

Glyph or Iconographic Image: 
Relevant Nahuatl Dictionary Word(s): 
Additional Scholars' Interpretations: 

El collar

Image Source: 

Matrícula de Huexotzinco, folio 484v, 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).