|Ajaw of Tikal|
Stela 13 at Tikal represents K'an Chitam
|Reign||August 8, 458-486?|
|Predecessor||Sihyaj Chan K'awiil II|
|Successor||Chak Tok Ich'aak II|
|Born||November 26, 415?|
|Issue||Chak Tok Ich'aak II|
|Father||Sihyaj Chan K'awiil II|
K'an Chitam also known as Kan Boar and K'an Ak, (November 26, 415?-486?), was an ajaw of the Maya city of Tikal. He took the throne on August 8, 458. He was son of Sihyaj Chan K'awiil II and Lady Ahiin. The monuments associated with K'an Chitam are Stelae 2?, 9, 13 and 40.
- The ruler's name, when transcribed is (K'AN)CHITAM?, translated "Precious/Yellow Peccary", Martin & Grube 2008, p.37.
- These are the dates indicated on the Maya inscriptions in Mesoamerican Long Count calendar, Birth: 188.8.131.52.1 8 Imix 14 Sak and Accession: 184.108.40.206.17 4 Kaban 15 Xul, Martin & Grube 2008, p.37.
Sihyaj Chan K'awiil II
|Ajaw of Tikal
August 8, 458-486?
| Succeeded by|
Chak Tok Ich'aak II