K'inich Kan Bahlam III

K'inich Kan Bahlam III

K'inich Kan Bahlam III
Ajaw of Palenque
K'inich Kan Bahlam III's glyph
Reign c.751
Predecessor K'inich Janaab Pakal II
Successor K'inich K'uk' Bahlam II
Religion Maya religion

K'inich Kan Bahlam III,[N 1] (fl. c.751), was an ajaw of the Maya city of Palenque. He ruled c.751.[1] Ruler is not mentioned in any monument at Palenque but only one text at Pomona, that suggest his reign was short or troubled.[2]


  1. ^ The ruler's name, when transcribed is K'INICH-ka-KAN[Bahlam], translated "Radiant Jaguar Snake".


  1. ^ Skidmore, Joel (2010). The Rulers of Palenque (PDF) (Fifth ed.). Mesoweb Publications. p. 88. Retrieved 12 October 2015. 
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Regnal titles
Preceded by
K'inich Janaab Pakal II
Ajaw of Palenque
Succeeded by
K'inich K'uk' Bahlam II