Cuauhcopil (MH649v)

Cuauhcopil (MH649v)
Compound Glyph

Glyph or Iconographic Image Description: 

This yellow, white, and gray painting of the compound glyph for the personal name Cuauhcopil (perhaps "Eagle with the Conical Hat") is attested here as a man's name. The eagle's head is shown in profile, facing toward the viewer's right. Its yellow beak is open. On top of its head is a large, rounded cap (copilli).

Description, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Gloss Image: 
Gloss Diplomatic Transcription: 

diego guauhcopil

Gloss Normalization: 

Diego Cuauhcopil

Gloss Analysis, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Date of Manuscript: 


Creator's Location (and place coverage): 

Huejotzingo, Puebla

Semantic Categories: 
Writing Features: 
Cultural Content, Credit: 

Jeff Haskett-Wood

Shapes and Perspectives: 
Parts (compounds or simplex + notation): 
Reading Order (Compounds or Simplex + Notation): 

pájaros, águilas, sombreros, gorras, nombres de hombres

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

Águila-Sombrero Cónico

Spanish Translation, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Image Source: 

Matrícula de Huexotzinco, folio 649v, 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).

Historical Contextualizing Image: