ocelotl (CQ)

Glyph or Iconographic Image Description: 

This element of a jaguar (ocelotl) has been carved from the compound glyph of the place name Ocelotepec (actually glossed Ocelutltepec). It is a jaguar head in profile, looking toward the viewer's right. Its eye and mouth are open. Its coat is spotted.

Description, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Source Manuscript: 
Date of Manuscript: 

covers ruling men and women of Tecamachalco through 1593

Creator's Location (and place coverage): 

southern Puebla state

Semantic Categories: 
Other Cultural Influences: 

ocelots, ocelotes, jaguars, jaguares, animals, animales

Glyph or Iconographic Image: 
Glyph/Icon Name, Spanish Translation: 

El ocelote o el jaguar

Image Source: 

The Codex Quetzalecatzin, aka Mapa de Ecatepec-Huitziltepec, Codex Ehecatepec-Huitziltepec, or Charles Ratton Codex. Library of Congress. https://www.loc.gov/item/2017590521/

Image Source, Rights: 

The Library of Congress, current custodian of this pictorial Mexican manuscript, hosts a digital version online. It is not copyright protected.

Historical Contextualizing Image: 
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