Tzacualcatl (MH643r)

Tzacualcatl (MH643r)
Compound Glyph

Glyph or Iconographic Image Description: 

This black-line drawing of the simplex glyph for the personal name or ethnicity Tzacualcatl ("Person from Tzacualco") is attested here as a man's. It shows a mirrored view of two stepped pyramids (tzacualli) in profile. A line connects the two.

Gloss Image: 
Gloss Diplomatic Transcription: 

diego tzagualcatl

Gloss Normalization: 

Diego Tzacualcatl

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: 

escalas, paredes, pirámides, arquitectura, nombres de hombres, pyramid , tzacualli

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

una persona de Tzacualco

Spanish Translation, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Image Source: 

Matrícula de Huexotzinco, folio 643r, 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: