Macuex (MH495v)

Macuex (MH495v)
Simplex Glyph

Glyph or Iconographic Image Description: 

This black-line drawing of the simplex glyph for the personal name Macuex ("Bracelet," attested here as a man’s name) shows an upright (right) hand with a bracelet (macuextli) at the wrist. The bracelet consists of four round beads.

Description, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Gloss Image: 
Gloss Diplomatic Transcription: 


Gloss Normalization: 

Pedro Macuex

Gloss Analysis, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Semantic Categories: 
Cultural Content, Credit: 

Jeff Haskett-Wood


bracelets, pulseras, joyas, jewels, beads, cuentas

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

macuex(tli), a bracelet with precious stones,

Image Source: 

Matrícula de Huexotzinco, folio 495v, 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).

Historical Contextualizing Image: