huehue (CQ)

Glyph or Iconographic Image Description: 

This element for an elder (huehue) has been carved from the compound glyph for the place name, Huehueatlauhco. It shows the head only of an older man who is nearly bald and has deep wrinkles on his forehead. He is shown in profile looking toward the viewer's right.

Source Manuscript: 
Date of Manuscript: 

covers ruling men and women of Tecamachalco through 1593

Creator's Location (and place coverage): 

southern Puebla state

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Glyph or Iconographic Image: 
Glyph/Icon Name, Spanish Translation: 

el viejo o el anciano

Spanish Translation, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Image Source: 

The Codex Quetzalecatzin, aka Mapa de Ecatepec-Huitziltepec, Codex Ehecatepec-Huitziltepec, or Charles Ratton Codex. Library of Congress.

Image Source, Rights: 

The Library of Congress, current custodian of this pictorial Mexican manuscript, hosts a digital version online. It is not copyright protected.

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