tzontli (MH618v)

tzontli (MH618v)
Element from a Compound

Glyph or Iconographic Image Description: 

This black-line drawing of the simplex glyph for the noun, tzontli (hair), has been extracted from the compound glyph for the personal name, Cuauhtzon (see below).

Description, 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: 

números, 400, cuatrocientos, pelo, cabello

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

tzon(tli), hair, and the number 400 in some settings,

Image Source: 

Matrícula de Huexotzinco, folio 618v, 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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