tequitl (MH543r)

tequitl (MH543r)
Element from a Compound

Glyph or Iconographic Image Description: 

This black-line drawing of the element tequitl (work) has been taken from the compound personal name glyph Nentequitl (see below). Providing a semantic reading for "work" is the agricultural tool (the huictli) that was used by most Nahua farmers.

Description, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Date of Manuscript: 


Creator's Location (and place coverage): 

Huejotzingo, Puebla, Mexico

Cultural Content, Credit: 

Jeff Haskett-Wood


work, trabajo, tributos

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