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In the spring of 1998, a broken, clay, funerary urn was found, located between Temples II and IIA. These structures are situate along the northern perimeter of the north plaza. It contained the broken (so as to fit), and incomplete skeleton of a man, approximately 45 years of age, along with a number of artifacts that included 52 sharks' teeth, 90 shell earrings and 30 carved tail stingers. All in all, the carving constituted 280 glyphs. The latter revealed that the skeleton was probably that of the most powerful priest in Comalcalco during the 8th century CE - Aj Pakal Than. This urn now reposes in the site museum.

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  • Copyright: Ken Boulter (Sardonik) Silver Note Writer [C: 2 W: 0 N: 957] (1979)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2013-01-15
  • Categories: Decisive Moment
  • Exposure: f/3.3, 1/50 seconds
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2013-03-30 3:49
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