cuauhtetepoyo (Mdz20v)

cuauhtetepoyo (Mdz20v)

Glyph or Iconographic Image Description: 

This multicolored painting is an iconographic example for the noun cuauhtetepoyo, a war shield with an eagle-claw design..

Description, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

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Source Manuscript: 
Date of Manuscript: 

by 1553 at the latest

Creator's Location (and place coverage): 

Mexico City

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

cuauhtetepoyo, having an eagle claw design,

Image Source: 
Image Source, Rights: 

The Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford, hold the original manuscript, the MS. Arch. Selden. A. 1. This image is published here under the UK Creative Commons, “Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 License” (CC-BY-NC-SA 3.0).

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