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Maya Hieroglyphic Monument from Xkombec, Campeche: A Revision
Recent analysis of the epigraphy on Monument 1 from Xkombec indicates that the monument can be dated to A.D. 866, not to the mid-8th century as was previously argued. This new date marks Monument 1 as contemporary to the monuments at Xcalumkin and other neighboring Puuc sites. According to the text contained on Monument 1, political organization of Xkombec was similar to that of other Puuc centers. The association between these two centers may indicate that members of the noble house at Xkombec (Xok Tun and his son B’ahlam) may have been related to the nobility of Xcalumkin.
Maya Lowlands, Puuc, Xkombec, monumental sculpture, Maya epigraphy.
Galeev, P. 2017.
Monumento jeroglífico maya de Xkombec, Campeche: una revisión.
Arqueología Iberoamericana 36: 79-86. http://purl.org/aia/3611.
Publication date: December 20, 2017.
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