Animal Headdress

Animal Headdress
Ajaw of Tikal

Animal Headdress's glyph
Reign c.290
Predecessor Foliated Jaguar
Successor Sihyaj Chan K'awiil I
Spouse Lady Skull
Issue Sihyaj Chan K'awiil I
Religion Maya religion

Animal Headdress,[N 1] (fl. c.292) was ajaw ("lord") of the Maya city-state of Tikal. He was father of his successor Sihyaj Chan K'awiil I and husband of Lady Skull.[1]


  1. The ruler's name, when transcribed is ? K'INICH-E:B-?, Martin & Grube 2008, p.26.


  1. Martin & Grube 2008, pp.26-27.


Martin, Simon; Nikolai Grube (2008). Chronicle of the Maya Kings and Queens: Deciphering the Dynasties of the Ancient Maya (2nd ed.). London and New York: Thames & Hudson. ISBN 9780500287262. OCLC 191753193. 
Regnal titles
Preceded by
Foliated Jaguar
Ajaw of Tikal
Succeeded by
Sihyaj Chan K'awiil I
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