Cuatzon (MH615r)

Cuatzon (MH615r)
Simplex Glyph

Glyph or Iconographic Image Description: 

This black-line drawing (with some added yellow paint) of the simplex glyph for the personal name Cuatzon shows a human head (cua-) and, coming off the back of the next, an extra clump of hair (tzontli). The head is shown in profile looking to the viewer's right.

Description, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Gloss Image: 
Date of Manuscript: 


Creator's Location (and place coverage): 

Huejotzingo, Puebla

Semantic Categories: 
Cultural Content, Credit: 

Jeff Haskett-Wood


pelos, cabello, hair, hairstyles, heads, cabezas

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

Matrícula de Huexotzinco, folio 615r, 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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