Tzacualcatl (MH758v)

Tzacualcatl (MH758v)
Simplex Glyph

Glyph or Iconographic Image Description: 

Description: This black line drawing of the simplex glyph for the personal name or ethnicity, Tzacualcatl ("One from Tzacualco"), is attested here as referring to a man.

Description, 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: 

etnicidades, pueblos, afiliación, pirámides, paredes, recinto, nombres de hombres

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

tzacual(li), pyramid, wall, enclosure,
-catl (affiliation suffix),

Glyph/Icon Name, Spanish Translation: 

(una persona de Tzacualco)

Spanish Translation, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Image Source: 

Matrícula de Huexotzinco, folio 758v, 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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