Dark Sun (Maya ruler)

This article is about the Maya ruler. For the Mesoamerican mythological concept, see Black Sun (mythology).
Dark Sun
Ajaw of Tikal

Dark Sun's glyph.
Reign c.810
Predecessor Nuun Ujol K'inich
Successor Jewel K'awiil
Father Nuun Ujol K'inich?
Religion Maya religion

Dark Sun[N 1] (fl.810), was an ajaw of the Maya city of Tikal. He ruled c.810 and was probably the son of Nuun Ujol K'inich. The monuments associated with Dark Sun are: Stela 24; Altar 7; Temple 3 Lintel 2?.[1]


  1. The ruler's name, when transcribed is tz'a?-no?-CH'E:N?-na, Martin & Grube 2008, p.52.


  1. Martin & Grube 2008, p.52.


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
Nuun Ujol K'inich
Ajaw of Tikal
Succeeded by
Jewel K'awiil
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