Yaxun B'alam III
|Yaxun Bʻalam III|
|High King of Yaxchilan|
Ballcourt at Yaxchilan, where Yaxun B'alam played ball
|Reign||631 – 681|
|Successor||Itzamnaaj B'alam II|
|Issue||Itzamnaaj B'alam II|
|Father||K'inich Tatbu Skull III|
Yaxun Bʻalam III (also known as 6-Tun-Bird-Jaguar) was a high king of the Mayan city Yaxchilan from 631 until 681.
Family and Name
Yaxun Bʻalam's father was Kʻinich Tatbu Skull III. The name of his mother is unknown.
B'alam ruled Yaxchilan from 631 to 681.
In either 646 or 647, B'alam captured a lord from the Hix Witz polity, a Mayan center. He noted the capital of the Hix Witz polity was located at Zapote Bobal during that time.
|High King of Yaxchilan
631 – 681
Itzamnaaj B'alam II
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