Pakal the Great & Xibalba

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Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Marcellina Rodriguez
published on 26 October 2014
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A reproduction of the sarcophagus lid of the Maya ruler of Palenque, King Pakal the Great, also known as K'inich Janaab' Pacal (23 March 603 CE - 31 March 683 CE). In this detail the king is falling into the terrible jaws of the Maya underworld, Xibalba.

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APA Style

Rodriguez, M. (2014, October 26). Pakal the Great & Xibalba. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/3202/pakal-the-great--xibalba/

Chicago Style

Rodriguez, Marcellina. "Pakal the Great & Xibalba." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified October 26, 2014. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/3202/pakal-the-great--xibalba/.

MLA Style

Rodriguez, Marcellina. "Pakal the Great & Xibalba." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 26 Oct 2014. Web. 31 Jul 2021.