Xochicalcatl (MH649v)

Xochicalcatl (MH649v)
Simplex Glyph

Glyph or Iconographic Image Description: 

This colorful painting of the compound glyph for the personal name Xochicalcatl ("Person from Xochicalco") is attested here as a man's name. The glyph shows a red, black, and white building (calli) in profile, facing toward the viewer's left. A large yellow flower (xochitl) with three visible petals and a tripartite green sepal appears just outside the building, to the left.

Description, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Gloss Image: 
Gloss Diplomatic Transcription: 

pedro xochicalcatl

Gloss Normalization: 

Pedro Xochicalcatl

Gloss Analysis, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Date of Manuscript: 


Creator's Location (and place coverage): 

Huejotzingo, Puebla

Semantic Categories: 
Writing Features: 
Cultural Content, Credit: 

Jeff Haskett-Wood

Shapes and Perspectives: 

arquitectura, flores, edificios, casas, rojo, amarillo, nombres de hombres, etnicidades, pueblos

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

(una persona de Xochicalco)

Spanish Translation, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Image Source: 

Matrícula de Huexotzinco, folio 649v, World Digital Library, https://www.loc.gov/resource/gdcwdl.wdl_15282/?sp=381&st=image

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: