cuezalin (Mdz13v)

cuezalin (Mdz13v)
Simplex Glyph

Glyph or Iconographic Image Description: 

This is a red and turquoise-blue painting of the simplex glyph for the noun cuezalin (scarlet macaw feathers).

Description, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Source Manuscript: 
Date of Manuscript: 

c. 1541, but by 1553 at the latest

Creator's Location (and place coverage): 

Mexico City

Syntax (patterns): 
Shapes and Perspectives: 
Glyph or Iconographic Image: 
Relevant Nahuatl Dictionary Word(s): 

cuezalin, the tail and wing feathers of the scarlet macaw or a cardinal, https://nahuatl.wired-humanities.org/content/cuezalin

Image Source: 

Codex Mendoza, folio 13 verso, https://digital.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/objects/2fea788e-2aa2-4f08-b6d9-648c00..., image 37 of 188.

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).