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It was in this room that Ukit Kan Le'k Tok' was laid out on a jaguar skin inside a special enclosure, accompanied by rich offerings and human sacrifices. Bioarchaeologist Vera Tiesler has reported that the mouth of Ukit Kan Le'k Tok' was deformed due to an abcess and a projecting lower jaw, and it has been suggested that his portrait as the maize god on the capstone of his tomb reflects this condition.