Kaloomte' Bahlam

Kaloomte' Bahlam
Ajaw or lord of Tikal
19th in the line
with co-ruler Lady of Tikal

Stela 10 representing Kaloomte' Bahlam.
Reign c.511-527
Predecessor Chak Tok Ich'aak II
Successor Bird Claw
Died after c.527
Religion Maya religion

Kaloomte' Bahlam[N 1] also known as Curl Head, (died after c. 527), was an ajaw or lord of the Maya city of Tikal. He took the throne on c.511[1] He co-ruled with a Lady of Tikal. The monuments associated with Kaloomte' Bahlam are Stelae 10, 12 and 25.[1]


Kaloomte' Bahlam's glyph
  1. The ruler's name, when transcribed is KALO:M[TE']?[BAHLAM], Martin & Grube 2008, p.38.


Wikimedia Commons has media related to Kaloomte' B'alam.
  1. 1 2 Martin & Grube 2008, p.38.


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
Chak Tok Ich'aak II
Ajaw or lord of Tikal
with Lady of Tikal co-ruler
Succeeded by
Bird Claw
This article is issued from Wikipedia - version of the 10/26/2016. The text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share Alike but additional terms may apply for the media files.