huauhtli (Mdz20v)

huauhtli (Mdz20v)

Glyph or Iconographic Image Description: 

This is an iconographic example of huauhtli that might serve to compare to glyphs. Here, as with many grants, small black dots represent the seeds that are eaten.

Description, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Added Analysis: 

These seeds are listed as part of the same container that has black beans.

Added Analysis, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Gloss Image: 
Gloss Diplomatic Transcription: 

de guauh
tli / semilla

Gloss Normalization: 

de huauhtli, semilla

Gloss Analysis, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Source Manuscript: 
Date of Manuscript: 

by 1553 at the latest

Creator's Location (and place coverage): 

Mexico City

Cultural Content & Iconography: 
Cultural Content, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood


grains, amaranto

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