Yax Nuun Ahiin II
|Yax Nuun Ahiin II|
Ajaw of Tikal|
29th in the line
Stela 19 and Altar 6 in the northern enclosure of Group R, a twin pyramid complex at Tikal, representing Yax Nuun Ahiin II.
|Reign||December 25, 768-c.794|
|Successor||Nuun Ujol K'inich|
|Father||Yik'in Chan K'awiil|
Yax Nuun Ahiin II also known as Ruler C and Chitam, (before 768-c.794), was an ajaw of the Maya city of Tikal. He took the throne on December 25, 768 and reigning probably until his death. He was son of Yik'in Chan K'awiil and brother of 28th Ruler. The monuments associated with Yax Nuun Ahiin II are: Stelae 19, 21 and Altars 6 and 10.
- The ruler's name, when transcribed is YAX-?-AYI:N, translated "First ? Calman", Martin & Grube 2008, p.51.
- These are the dates indicated on the Maya inscriptions in Mesoamerican Long Count calendar, Accession: 220.127.116.11.4 11 K'an 12 K'ayab, Martin & Grube 2008, p.51.
- 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.
- Sharer, Robert J.; Loa P. Traxler (2006). The Ancient Maya (6th, fully revised ed.). Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press. ISBN 0-8047-4816-0. OCLC 28067148.
|Ajaw of Tikal
December 25, 768-c.794
| Succeeded by|
Nuun Ujol K'inich