Ajen Yohl Mat

Ajen Yohl Mat[N 1] also known as Aj Neʼ 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 the son of Yohl Ikʼnal or Sak Kʼukʼ and the brother of Janahb Pakal or Kʼinich 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]

Ajen Yohl Mat
Ajaw of Palenque
Aj Ne' Yohl Mat.svg
Ajen Yohl Mat's glyph
ReignJanuary 1, 605 – August 8, 612
PredecessorYohl Ikʼnal
SuccessorJanahb Pakal (position uncertain) or Sak Kʼukʼ
DiedAugust 11, 612
FatherKʼan Moʼ Hix?
MotherYohl Ikʼnal or Sak Kʼukʼ
ReligionMaya religion


  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: 8 Ok 18 Muwan and Died: 2 Kimi 14 Mol.


  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 Ikʼnal
Ajaw of Palenque
January 4, 605 – August 11, 612
Succeeded by
Janahb Pakal (position uncertain) or Sak Kʼukʼ