Cuauhtlatzacuilotl (MH520r)

Cuauhtlatzacuilotl (MH520r)
Compound Glyph

Glyph or Iconographic Image Description: 

This compound glyph for the personal name Cuauhtlatzacuilotl (here, attested as a man's name) shows the head of an eagle (cuauhtli) in profile and facing upward and, behind that, a rectangle with a diamond pattern (apparently a door, tlatzacuillotl). The eagle's beak is open and the feathers on the top and back of his head are spiky.

Description, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Gloss Image: 
Gloss Diplomatic Transcription: 

dio guauhtlatzacuilotl

Gloss Normalization: 

Diego Cuauhtlatzacuillotl

Gloss Analysis, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Date of Manuscript: 


Creator's Location (and place coverage): 

Huejotzingo, Puebla

Semantic Categories: 
Cultural Content, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood and Emily Mehler

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

doors, puertas, eagles, águilas

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


Spanish Translation, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Image Source: 

Matrícula de Huexotzinco, folio 520r, 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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