ome pesos (Chav1)

ome pesos (Chav1)
Simplex Glyph

Glyph or Iconographic Image Description: 

This painting of the notation for two (ome), round, red simplex glyphs for the peso coin is part of a larger total in an accounting book. The word peso was a colonial introduction and loanword taken into Nahuatl from Spanish.

Description, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Added Analysis: 

The color red that was used in this case seems to be because this was part of a total calculation after some subtotals had already been shown.

Added Analysis, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Gloss Image: 
Gloss Diplomatic Transcription: 

ome. psos.

Gloss Normalization: 

ome pesos

Gloss Analysis, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Source Manuscript: 
Date of Manuscript: 


Creator's Location (and place coverage): 

Huejotzingo, Puebla, Mexico

Semantic Categories: 
Cultural Content, Credit: 

Jeff Haskett-Wood

Shapes and Perspectives: 
Parts (compounds or simplex + notation): 
Other Cultural Influences: 

pesos, monedas, dinero, números, coins, money

Museum & Rare Book Comparisons: 
Glyph or Iconographic Image: 
Relevant Nahuatl Dictionary Word(s): 
Glyph/Icon Name, Spanish Translation: 

dos pesos

Spanish Translation, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Image Source: 

The Codex Chavero of Huexotzinco (or Códice Chavero de Huexotzinco),

Image Source, Rights: 

The Codex Chavero of Huexotzinco (or Códice Chavero de Huexotzinco) is held by the Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia, México. It is published online by the World Digital Library and the Library of Congress, which is “unaware of any copyright or other restrictions in the World Digital Library Collection.”

Historical Contextualizing Image: