Xiuhcactli (Mdz2r)

Xiuhcactli (Mdz2r)
Simplex Glyph

Glyph or Iconographic Image Description: 

This blue painting of the simplex glyph for the personal name Xiuhcactli ("Turquoise-Blue Sandal") is attested here as a man's name.

Description, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

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Source Manuscript: 
Date of Manuscript: 

by 1553 at the latest

Creator's Location (and place coverage): 

Mexico City

Cultural Content & Iconography: 
Reading Order (Compounds or Simplex + Notation): 
Glyph or Iconographic Image: 
Relevant Nahuatl Dictionary Word(s): 

xiuh-, a prefix that refers to a blue-green color, https://nahuatl.wired-humanities.org/content/xiuh-1
cac(tli), footwear/sandal, https://nahuatl.wired-humanities.org/content/cactli

Image Source: 
Image Source, Rights: 

Original manuscript is held by the Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford, MS. Arch. Selden. A. 1; used here with the UK Creative Commons, “Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 License” (CC-BY-NC-SA 3.0)

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