Chak Tok Ich'aak II

Chak Tok Ich'aak II
Ajaw of Tikal

Chak Tok Ich'aak II's glyph
Reign c.486-July 24, 508
Predecessor K'an Chitam
Successor Lady of Tikal and
Kaloomte' Bahlam
Died July 24, 508
Issue Wak Chan K'awiil
Lady of Tikal?
Father K'an Chitam
Mother Lady Tzutz Nik
Religion Maya religion

Chak Tok Ich'aak II[N 1] also known as Jaguar Paw II and Jaguar Paw Skull, (died July 24, 508), was an ajaw of the Maya city of Tikal. He took the throne c.486 and reigning until his death.[N 2] He was son of K'an Chitam and Lady Tzutz Nik. The monuments associated with Chak Tok Ich'aak II are Stelae 3, 7, 15, 21, and possibly 26.[1][2]


  1. The ruler's name, when transcribed is CHAK-TOK-ICH'A:K, translated "Great Misty? Claw", Martin & Grube 2008, p.37.
  2. These are the dates indicated on the Maya inscriptions in Mesoamerican Long Count calendar, Death: 13 Chikchan 13 Xul, Martin & Grube 2008, p.37.


  1. Martin & Grube 2008, p.37.
  2. Guenter, Stanley Paul (2014). "Dating Stela 26 of Tikal". The PARI Journal. Ancient Cultures Institute. 14 (3): 13–17.


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
K'an Chitam
Ajaw of Tikal
c.486-July 24, 508
Succeeded by
Lady of Tikal and
Kaloomte' Bahlam
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