Tecpanecatl (MH486v)

Tecpanecatl (MH486v)
Compound Glyph

Glyph or Iconographic Image Description: 

this compound glyph for the personal name or title Tecpanecatl shows a vertical, red-and-white tecpatl (flint knife), which would be a phonetic indicators for Tecpan-. A horizontal shape appears below the flint knife. It probably contributes to the remainder of the name, but it has yet to be identified.

Description, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Added Analysis: 

Tecpanecatl was a high title for a lord. It was also a name found across central Mexico. Sometimes this name is confused with the ethnicity Tepanecatl (or Tepaneca in the plural).

Added Analysis, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Gloss Image: 
Gloss Diplomatic Transcription: 

pedro tecpanecatl

Gloss Normalization: 

Pedro Tecpanecatl

Gloss Analysis, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Date of Manuscript: 


Creator's Location (and place coverage): 

Huejotzingo, Puebla

Parts (compounds or simplex + notation): 
Reading Order (Compounds or Simplex + Notation): 

títulos, palacios, navajas, cuchillos, obsidiana

Glyph or Iconographic Image: 
Image Source: 

Matrícula de Huexotzinco, folio 486v, World Digital Library, https://www.loc.gov/resource/gdcwdl.wdl_15282/?sp=52&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).

Historical Contextualizing Image: