Nauhpan (MH736v)

Nauhpan (MH736v)
Simplex Glyph

Glyph or Iconographic Image Description: 

This black-line drawing of the simplex glyph for the personal name or place of origin, Nauhpan (“On the Four”) is attested here as pertaining to a man. It shows four (nahui) short upright lines, and they are connected by a perpendicular line running across the bottom.

Description, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Added Analysis: 

There is a place named Nauhpan in the state of Puebla, in the region of Cuauhchinanco (today, Huauchinango).

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

Shapes and Perspectives: 

números, lugares, barrios, pueblos, nombres de hombres

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

(una persona de Nauhpan, “en el cuatro”)

Spanish Translation, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Image Source: 

Matrícula de Huexotzinco, folio 736v, 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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