Tlatlauhquitezcatl (MH736v)

Tlatlauhquitezcatl (MH736v)
Simplex Glyph

Glyph or Iconographic Image Description: 

This black-line drawing of the compound glyph for the personal name Tlatlauhquitezcatl (“Red Mirror”) is attested here as a man’s name. It shows four interlocking spears that form a square.

Description, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Added Analysis: 

This is more likely the glyph for Tlacochcalcatl, which may be the man’s title rather than his name. See examples below.

Added Analysis, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Gloss Image: 
Date of Manuscript: 


Creator's Location (and place coverage): 

Huejotzingo, Puebla

Semantic Categories: 
Cultural Content, Credit: 

Jeff Haskett-Wood

Shapes and Perspectives: 

rojo, lanzas, rectángulos, espejos, gobierno, títulos, nombres de hombres

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

Espejo Rojo

Spanish Translation, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Image Source: 

Matrícula de Huexotzinco, folio 736v, 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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