Drawing of Palenque Tablet of the Slave with Figure Facing Left
Schele, Linda, and Peter Mathews. 1979. The Bodega of Palenque, Chiapas, Mexico. Washington, D.C.: Dumbarton Oaks: No. 142
L. Schele, "The Demotion of the Palenque Ruler Chac-Zutz: Lineage Compounds and Subsidiary Lords at Palenque." In Sixth Palenque Round Table, 1986, 1990: 10, Fig. 5
L. Schele, "Genealogical Documentation on the Tri-figure Panels at Palenque." In Tercera Mesa Redonda de Palenque 1979: 60, Fig. 18
C. Baudez and P. Mathews, "Capture and Sacrifice at Palenque." In Tercera Mesa Redonda de Palenque 1979: 38, Fig. 11
E.P. Benson, "Ritual Cloth and Palenque Kings." In Art, Iconography & Dynastic History of Palenque, Part III, Proceedings of Segunda Mesa Redonda de Palenque; 1976: 45-58, Fig. 9
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Tablet of the Scribe, with fragment recording 7 or 8 Zec. Panel shows kneeling figure holding flapstaff and bundle of cloth draped over one arm; the figure's right hand holds what may be a stylus or quill. He also has six toes. Text records a bloodletting ritual and names Chak Suutz'.
Originally located on South Platform of Tower, though this may not have been its original context; see Sculpture of Palenque 1985 (Vol. III):77. See also SD147.