Jade Sky

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Jade Sky
QuiriguaGreatPlaza1.jpg
View of the Great Plaza of Quiriguá looking north from the Acropolis.
Title King of Quiriguá
Predecessor Sky Xul

Jade Sky (ruled c. 800 – c. 810[1]) was a king of the Maya city-state Quirigua in Guatemala, a successor of Sky Xul, who was maybe a son of great king K'ak' Tiliw Chan Yopaat.

He was the last recorded ruler of Quirigua. The city's power already was waning. Jade Sky did build two of the largest structures in the acropolis, however.[2]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Martin & Grube 2000, p.218
  2. ^ Martin & Grube 2000, p. 224.

References[edit]

Martin, Simon; Nikolai Grube (2000). Chronicle of the Maya Kings and Queens: Deciphering the Dynasties of the Ancient Maya. London and New York: Thames & Hudson. ISBN 0-500-05103-8. OCLC 47358325.