Photographer's Note

Stela 9 is also carved from limestone within the broadly dated period of 600 -800 CE. It too shows a ruler in profile, but the headdress is indistinct. He wears a pectoral of round beads, ear plugs, a loin cloth and a knotted belt at the waist. In the right hand, there is a manikin scepter of K'awiil, god of lineages. There are seven glyphs above the head that indicate a name "Pitsil Chak" and part of a date from the first half of Katun 5, equivalent to 821 CE. (I have noted there are other references to the year as being 849 CE.) This also is photographed at the site museum, Dzibilchaltun.

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  • Copyright: Ken Boulter (Sardonik) Silver Note Writer [C: 2 W: 0 N: 915] (1950)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2013-05-18
  • Categories: Artwork
  • Exposure: f/3.2, 1/60 seconds
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  • Date Submitted: 2014-05-18 4:32
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