Notebook for the XVIth Maya Hieroglyphic Workshop 1992: 155
Freidel, David A., Linda Schele, and Joy Parker. 1993. Maya Cosmos: Three Thousand Years on the Shaman's Path. New York: W. Morrow: Fig. 4.2h
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Detail of shell with emerging figure and secondary text from panel inside Temple of the Foliated Cross. The figure is a personified sak nik or white flower, pulling a maize stalk into his shell. The text identifies the shell as the k'an hub, or precious shell, followed by Matawil, a supernatural location.