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Here is the name of the warlord from Teotihuacan who led the party of arriving foreigners. The sign on the left depicts an iguana looking upwards. It is a logograph, conveying the meaning of an entire word, in this case the verb "to be born". The element on the right represents flames or smoke and is a logograph for "fire". This person's name was "Fire is Born", or Siyaj K'ak' in Mayan. His title follows in the next glyph block.

Glyph C18 of Stela 31. Photo: Mark Van Stone.