Michihuauh (MH619r)

Michihuauh (MH619r)
Simplex Glyph

Glyph or Iconographic Image Description: 

This black-line drawing of the simplex glyph for the personal name Michihuauh is attested here as a woman's name.

Description, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Added Analysis: 

Cakes of michihuauhtli (also called chicalotl) were among the foods Motecuhzoma ate when refraining from excesses. See Alfredo López Austin, Monte Sagrado (2009), 517.

Added Analysis, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Gloss Image: 
Date of Manuscript: 


Creator's Location (and place coverage): 

Huejotzingo, Puebla

Semantic Categories: 
Cultural Content, Credit: 

Jeff Haskett-Wood


amaranto, bledos, amaranth, food, comida, plantas, semillas, seeds

Glyph or Iconographic Image: 
Relevant Nahuatl Dictionary Word(s): 
Glyph/Icon Name, Spanish Translation: 

Los Bledos

Spanish Translation, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Image Source: 

Matrícula de Huexotzinco, folio 619r, World Digital Library, https://www.loc.gov/resource/gdcwdl.wdl_15282/?sp=320st=image.

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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