Ajen Yohl Mat

Ajen Yohl Mat

Ajen Yohl Mat
Ajaw of Palenque
Ajen Yohl Mat's glyph
Reign January 1, 605 – August 8, 612
Predecessor Yohl Ik'nal
Successor Janahb Pakal (position uncertain) or Sak K'uk'
Died August 11, 612
Father K'an Mo' Hix?
Mother Yohl Ik'nal or Sak K'uk'
Religion Maya religion

Ajen Yohl Mat[N 1] also known as Aj Ne' Ohl Mat, Ac Kan and Ahl Lawal Mat, (died August 8, 612) was an ajaw of the Maya city-state of Palenque. He acceded to the throne on January 1, 605 and ruled until his death.[N 2][1] He was probably son of Yohl Ik'nal or Sak K'uk' and brother of Janahb Pakal or K'inich Janaab Pakal I.[2] During his reign, his kingdom was invaded on April 4, 611 by Scroll Serpent, ruler of the Kaan kingdom (Calakmul).[1]

Notes

  1. ^ The ruler's name, when transcribed is AJ-je-ne-(Y)O:L m-ta.
  2. ^ These are the dates indicated on the Maya inscriptions in Mesoamerican Long Count calendar, Acceded: 9.8.11.9.10 8 Ok 18 Muwan and Died: 9.9.19.4.6 2 Kimi 14 Mol.

Sources

  1. ^ a b Skidmore, Joel (2010). The Rulers of Palenque (PDF) (Fifth ed.). Mesoweb Publications. p. 54. Retrieved 12 October 2015. 
  2. ^ Skidmore, Joel (2010). The Rulers of Palenque (PDF) (Fifth ed.). Mesoweb Publications. pp. 56–57. Retrieved 12 October 2015. 
Regnal titles
Preceded by
Yohl Ik'nal
Ajaw of Palenque
January 4, 605 – August 11, 612
Succeeded by
Janahb Pakal (position uncertain) or Sak K'uk'