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Coba (COB)

Appellations
Alternative Acronyms
Alternative Names Nohoch Mul
Identification Numbers
Getty ID 7007132
GeoNames 3530508
INAH ID F16C7723001
Position
Country, Bundesstaat Mexiko, Quintana Roo (MX-ROO)
Coordinates 20.490040 N, -87.732332 E
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Number of Inscriptions
After Morley (1948) 30
After Riese (1976) 30
Online
Sources
Remarks

Site code COB given by Corpus of Maya Hieroglyphic Inscriptions (1975:23-24; 1982:185-187; 1999:187-189; 2012; 2016); cited by Riese (2004), Mathews (2005). Alternative name ‘Nohoch Mul’ according to Taylor (1941).
Location verified with and coordinates retrieved from Google Maps Web Services (accessed September 15, 2015).



References

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1938 Some New Material from Coba, Quintana Roo, Mexico. Ethnos 3(2-3): 33–46.
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Benavides Castillo, Antonio
1980 Coba Quintana Roo, Mexiko: neue archäologische Arbeiten. Mexicon 2(1): 5–6.
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