Drawing of Dumbarton Oaks Palenque Panel
Maya Iconography 1980:309
Schele, Linda, Mary Ellen Miller, and Justin Kerr. 1986. The Blood of Kings: Dynasty and Ritual in Maya Art. New York: G. Braziller: 275, fig. VII.3
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Carved limestone panel with three figures. The central figure, K'inich K'an Joy Chitam II, stands in a dancing posture holding aloft a serpent-footed axe and wearing the shell ear-piece of GI. His father, K'inich Janaab Pakal (right), and mother, Lady Tz'akbu Ajaw (left) sit flanking him. Pakal holds a small, full-figure K'awiil and Lady Tz'akbu Ajaw holds a personified Jester God. The text records an anniversary of the death of his ancestor, K'an Joy Chitam I.
DN of 4.7.0 moves forward to the anniversary LC of 22.214.171.124.0. CR of 9 Manik 5 Muwan yields a probable 126.96.36.199.7, some three years after K'inich K'an Joy Chitam II's capture by Tonina (see SD149). Schele (1980:308) notes that there is no firm association between the panel and Palenque; the panel may have come from a nearby site.