Tag: Mayan kings

Sak K’uk – The Controversial Queen of Palenque

Controversy about who became ruler of Palenque after Aj Ne Ohl Mat   In 611 CE, Palenque (Lakam Ha) suffered a devastating defeat by Kalakmul (Kan).  The two cities were enemies for years and had skirmished frequently.  In the 611

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Yohl Ik’nal: The Visionary Mayan Queen of Palenque

  Just published Kindle ebook Records of Mayan civilization and history show that Yohl Ik’nal was one of a very small number of Mayan women who carried a full royal title and ruled in her own right.  She acceded to

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