zoquichiuhqui (MH504r)

zoquichiuhqui (MH504r)
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Glyph or Iconographic Image Description: 

This simplex glyph for the occupation of potter, which is zoquichiuhqui in the Vocabulario of Alonso de Molina, provides a frontal view of a tall upright ceramic pot with handles only at the flared mouth and some lines on the body of the pot that suggest three-dimensionality.

Description, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Date of Manuscript: 


Creator's Location (and place coverage): 

Huejotzingo, Puebla, Mexico

Cultural Content, Credit: 

Jeff Haskett-Wood


pottery, ceramics, cerámica, barro, mud, clay, arcilla

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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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