Drawing of the Alfarda Texts from Palenque Temple of the Sun
Schele, Linda, and David A. Freidel. 1990.A Forest of Kings: The Untold Story of the Ancient Maya. New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc.: 250-251, Fig. 6: 16
This drawing collection is protected by copyright. The drawings contained in this archive are freely available for scholarly study and academic publication. Please contact LACMA's Rights and Reproductions Department at firstname.lastname@example.org for written permission and publication-quality image assets.
Text of panel from Temple of the Sun, with secondary texts from central image. Records birth of GIII in mythological times (A1-D6)and relating this date to the dedication of the Temple of the Sun (D16-012). Also records the designation of K'an Joy Chitam II and Kan B'alam II as heirs (016-Q10); and a war event (P14-Q16). The secondary texts record Kan B'alam II's accession and heir designation.
Accession of Kan Balam II: 220.127.116.11.10 8 Ok 3 Kayab. Dedication of Temple of the Sun: 18.104.22.168.17 3 Kaban 15 Mol.