K'Inich Janaab' Pakal

K'Inich Janaab' Pakal

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. K'inich Janaab' Pakal (23 March 603 - 28 August 683)Before his name was securely deciphered from extant Maya inscriptions, this ruler has been known by an assortment of nicknames and approximations, common ones including Pakal (or Pacal), "Sun Shield," "8 Ahau," and (familiarly) as "Pacal the Great." was ruler of the Maya polity of Palenque in the Late Classic period of pre-Columbian Mesoamerican chronology. During a long reign of some 68 years Pakal was responsible for the construction or extension of some of Palenque's most notable surviving inscriptions and monumental architecture.show more

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  • Paperback | 124 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 191g
  • Commun
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136780879
  • 9786136780870