Nentlamatoc (MH650r)

Nentlamatoc (MH650r)
Compound Glyph

Glyph or Iconographic Image Description: 

This compound glyph for the personal name Nentlamatoc ("He Became Unhappy") is a man's name. It shows an obscure man’s head in profile, facing toward the viewer’s right. This head is largely hidden in the roots of a plant. The plant appears above this head. It has multiple branches and stands up tall. The role of the plant remains unclear.

Description, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Added Analysis: 

This glyph and other ones from the Matrícula de Huexotzinco that refer to Nentlamatoc require further research.

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

Parts (compounds or simplex + notation): 
Reading Order (Compounds or Simplex + Notation): 

plantas, cabello, cabezas, guerra, guerreros, cautivos, dificultades, nombres de hombres

Glyph or Iconographic Image: 
Relevant Nahuatl Dictionary Word(s): 
Spanish Translation, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Image Source: 

Matrícula de Huexotzinco, folio 650r, 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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