huictli (MH563r)

huictli (MH563r)
Element from a Compound

Glyph or Iconographic Image Description: 

This black-line drawing of the element representing an agricultural tool called the huictli shows an upright implement. The lower part of this huictli is somewhat wider than the top, and it has a point at the tip.

Description, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Date of Manuscript: 


Creator's Location (and place coverage): 

Huejotzinco, Puebla, Mexico

Cultural Content, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood


herramientas agrícolas, tecnología

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

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

Glyph/Icon Name, Spanish Translation: 

una herramienta agrícola

Spanish Translation, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Image Source: 
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).