Picil (MH630v)

Picil (MH630v)
Simplex Glyph

Glyph or Iconographic Image Description: 

This black-line drawing of the simplex glyph for the personal name Picil ("Gravel") is attested here as a man's name. The glyph shows large and small circles and dots, suggesting gravel with varying levels of granularity. One group has a medium circle surrounded evenly by seven smaller circles, almost forming a quincunx.

Description, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Gloss Image: 
Gloss Diplomatic Transcription: 

Juan
piçil

Gloss Normalization: 

Juan Picil

Date of Manuscript: 

1560

Creator's Location (and place coverage): 

Huejotzingo, Puebla

Semantic Categories: 
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Cultural Content, Credit: 

Jeff Haskett-Wood

Keywords: 

grava, guijarros, piedras, nombres de hombres, quincunces

Glyph or Iconographic Image: 
Relevant Nahuatl Dictionary Word(s): 
Glyph/Icon Name, Spanish Translation: 

Grava

Spanish Translation, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Image Source: 

Matrícula de Huexotzinco, folio 630v, World Digital Library, https://www.loc.gov/resource/gdcwdl.wdl_15282/?sp=343st=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).

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