Tlacotl (MH647r)

Tlacotl (MH647r)
Simplex Glyph

Glyph or Iconographic Image Description: 

This simplex glyph for the personal name Tlacotl (perhaps "Osier Twigs" or a reference to birth order) shows a group of three sprigs of a plant, perhaps osier twigs (tlacotl). A ring binds the stems. The ring is actually perhaps a piece of twine or cord, as there are lines on it to suggest it is twisted (perhaps a mecatl).

Description, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Gloss Image: 
Gloss Diplomatic Transcription: 

barthasal tlacotl

Gloss Normalization: 

Baltazar Tlacotl

Gloss Analysis, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Date of Manuscript: 


Creator's Location (and place coverage): 

Huejotzingo, Puebla

Semantic Categories: 
Cultural Content, Credit: 

Jeff Haskett-Wood

Shapes and Perspectives: 

plantas, palos, flores, auto-sacrificio, nombres de hombres

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

Ramita de Mimbre

Spanish Translation, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Image Source: 

Matrícula de Huexotzinco, folio 647r, World Digital Library,

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: