Tetepan (MH544v)

Tetepan (MH544v)
Compound Glyph

Glyph or Iconographic Image Description: 

This black-line drawing of the compound glyph for the personal name Tetepan (“Walls,” attested here as a man’s name) shows a frontal view of a rectangular wall with three layers of staggered adobe bricks or stone blocks. At the top, in the middle of the wall, is an upright flag blowing toward the viewer's right.

Gloss Image: 
Gloss Diplomatic Transcription: 

Juan tetepā

Gloss Normalization: 

Juan Tetepan

Gloss Analysis, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Date of Manuscript: 


Creator's Location (and place coverage): 

Huejotzingo, Puebla, Mexico

Semantic Categories: 
Cultural Content, Credit: 

Jeff Haskett-Wood

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

walls, muros, cercas, flags, banderas

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

tepan(tli), wall, construction, https://nahuatl.wired-humanities.org/content/tepantli
pan(itl), flag, banner, https://nahuatl.wired-humanities.org/content/panitl

Image Source: 
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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