Omecuauh (Mdz18r)

Omecuauh (Mdz18r)
Compound Glyph

Glyph or Iconographic Image Description: 

This multicolored painting of the simplex glyph plus notation for the personal name Omecuauh ("Two Eagle" or "2-Eagle") is attested here as a man's name.

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

Reading Order (Compounds or Simplex + Notation): 

números, águilas, días, calendarios, nombres de hombres

Glyph or Iconographic Image: 
Relevant Nahuatl Dictionary Word(s): 
Image Source: 

Codex Mendoza, folio 18 recto,, image 46 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)