Piedras Negras Ruler C

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Ruler C
King of Piedras Negras
Predecessor Turtle Tooth
Successor K'inich Yo'nal Ahk I
Father unknown
Mother unknown
Religion Maya religion

Piedras Negras Ruler C was a king of that Maya city-state. He was the fourth ruler of Piedras Negras, successor of Turtle Tooth, who could be his father.[1]

He is depicted on the Panel 12. In the figural scene, Ruler C stands over three kneeling captives, one of whom is Knot-eye Jaguar I of Yaxchilan, who had captured a vassal of Turtle Tooth around 508. Another of the Panel 12 captives is from Santa Elena.[2]

His successor was K'inich Yo'nal Ahk I. It is unknown if he was a son of Ruler C.


  1. ^ Piedras Negras Ruler C at Mesoweb
  2. ^ Piedras Negras Ruler C at Mesoweb