Ochpaniztli (Mdz47r)

Ochpaniztli (Mdz47r)

Glyph or Iconographic Image Description: 

This yellow painting is an iconographic example of the sign for Ochpaniztli (the name of a month in the xiuhpohualli calendar).

Description, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Gloss Image: 
Source Manuscript: 
Date of Manuscript: 

c. 1541, but by 1553 at the latest

Creator's Location (and place coverage): 

Mexico City

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Cultural Content & Iconography: 
Glyph or Iconographic Image: 
Relevant Nahuatl Dictionary Word(s): 

Ochpaniz(tli), the name of a month of twenty days, https://nahuatl.wired-humanities.org/content/ochpaniztli

Image Source: 

Codex Mendoza, folio 47 recto, https://digital.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/objects/2fea788e-2aa2-4f08-b6d9-648c00..., image 104 of 188.

Image Source, Rights: 

Original manuscript is held by the Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford, MS. Arch. Selden. A. 1; used here with the UK Creative Commons, “Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 License” (CC-BY-NC-SA 3.0)