huictli (MH497v)

huictli (MH497v)
Element from a Compound

Glyph or Iconographic Image Description: 

This black-line drawing of the element huictli (digging stick) has been taken from the compound glyph of the personal name, Zacamol (see below).

Description, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Date of Manuscript: 


Creator's Location (and place coverage): 

Huejotzingo, Puebla, Mexico

Cultural Content, Credit: 

Jeff Haskett-Wood

Shapes and Perspectives: 

herramientas, agricultura, coas

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

huic(tli), indigenous digging stick with a flat blade,

Image Source: 

Matrícula de Huexotzinco, folio 497v, 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).