tlama (MH833v)

tlama (MH833v)
Simplex Glyph

Glyph or Iconographic Image Description: 

This is a black-line drawing of the simplex glyph for the noun Tlama ("Health Practitioner," attested here as a man's occupation). It shows a frontal view of a rounded jug with a small handle on each side. Something that looks like a ruler emerges from the top of the container.

Description, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Added Analysis: 

The glyph for tlamatqui (health practitioner) is somewhat similar to this one, but it shows a bag or sack with something emerging from the top.

Added Analysis, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Gloss Image: 
Gloss Diplomatic Transcription: 


Gloss Normalization: 


Gloss Analysis, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Date of Manuscript: 


Creator's Location (and place coverage): 

Huejotzingo, Puebla

Cultural Content, Credit: 

Jeff Haskett-Wood

Shapes and Perspectives: 

médico, doctor, medicina, curador

Glyph or Iconographic Image: 
Spanish Translation, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Image Source: 

Matrícula de Huexotzinco, folio 833r, 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).

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