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Glyph I15

he had died   --  Schele, 1988

since he died   --  Robertson, 1985

Photo: Mark Van Stone   zoom
Drawing: Merle Greene Robertson
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Mark Van Stone (personal communication, 1999) reads this glyph as ha-ma-li-ya / "untied". This and the next glyph are a metaphor for the death of K'inich Janahb' Pakal (Pacal the Great).