Ithual (MH789v)

Ithual (MH789v)
Simplex Glyph

Glyph or Iconographic Image Description: 

This black-line drawing of the simplex glyph for the personal name Ithual ("Patio") is attested here as a man's name. It shows a frontal view of a building with a large patio (ithualli) or plaza in front of it. The building has the usual entryway framed with large beams. The patio is an empty square. The perspective is a ocmbination of a bird's eye view (of the patio) and an elevation view (of the building).

Description, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Added Analysis, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Gloss Image: 
Gloss Diplomatic Transcription: 

anto itval

Gloss Normalization: 

Antonio Ithual

Gloss Analysis, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Date of Manuscript: 


Creator's Location (and place coverage): 

Huejotzingo, Puebla

Semantic Categories: 
Cultural Content, Credit: 

Jeff Haskett-Wood


patio, patios, itoalli, ithualco, itoalco, arquitectura

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

Matrícula de Huexotzinco, folio 789v, 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).

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