Kʼan Chitam,[N 1] also known as Kan Boar and Kʼan Ak (November 26, 415? – 486?), was an ajaw of the Maya city of Tikal. He took the throne on August 8, 458.[N 2] He was son of Sihyaj Chan Kʼawiil II and Lady Ahiin. The monuments associated with Kʼan Chitam are Stelae 2?, 9, 13 and 40.
|Ajaw of Tikal|
Stela 13 at Tikal represents Kʼan Chitam
|Reign||August 8, 458-486?|
|Predecessor||Sihyaj Chan Kʼawiil II|
|Successor||Chak Tok Ichʼaak II|
|Born||November 26, 415?|
|Issue||Chak Tok Ichʼaak II|
|Father||Sihyaj Chan Kʼawiil II|
- The ruler's name, when transcribed is (KʼAN)CHITAM?, translated "Precious/Yellow Peccary", Martin & Grube 2008, p.37.
- These are the dates indicated on the Maya inscriptions in Mesoamerican Long Count calendar, Birth: 220.127.116.11.1 8 Imix 14 Sak and Accession: 18.104.22.168.17 4 Kaban 15 Xul, Martin & Grube 2008, p.37.
- Martin & Grube 2008, p.37.
Sihyaj Chan Kʼawiil II
| Ajaw of Tikal
August 8, 458-486?
Chak Tok Ichʼaak II