otomitl (MH553r)

otomitl (MH553r)
Simplex Glyph

Glyph or Iconographic Image Description: 

This black-line drawing of the simplex glyph otomitl (an Otomí person) doubles as the glyph for the personal name glyph Cuaoton (see below).

Description, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Date of Manuscript: 


Creator's Location (and place coverage): 

Huejotzinco, Puebla

Cultural Content, Credit: 

Jeff Haskett-Wood

Shapes and Perspectives: 
Other Cultural Influences: 

otomies, otomites, otomíes, ethnicities, etnicidades

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

Otomi(tl), a culture group, ethnicity, https://nahuatl.wired-humanities.org/content/otomitl

Image Source: 

Matrícula de Huexotzinco, folio 533r, World Digital Library. https://www.loc.gov/resource/gdcwdl.wdl_15282/?sp=185&st=image

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).