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Seibal (SBL)

Appellations
Alternative Acronyms
Alternative Names
El Ceibal = Sactankiki = Saxtanquiqui
Identification Numbers
Getty ID
GeoNames
AAG ID
Position
Country, Departamento
Guatemala, Petén (GT-PE)
Coordinates
16.513575 N, -90.061565 E
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Number of Inscriptions
After Morley (1948)
13
After Riese (1976)
25
Online
Sources
Remarks

Site code SBL 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 ‘(El) Ceibal’ according to CMHI (1996) and Ponciano, Inomata & Triadan (2006).
Location verified with and coordinates retrieved from Google Maps Web Services (accessed August 24, 2015).



References

Adams, Richard E. W.
1963 Seibal, Petén: una secuencia cerámica preliminar y un nuevo mapa. Estudios de Cultura Maya 3: 85–96.
Aoyama, Kazuo
2008 Preclassic and Classic Maya Obsidian Exchange, Artistic and Craft Production, and Weapons in the Aguateca Region and Seibal, Guatemala. Mexicon 30(4): 78–86.
Barrios Villar, Edy A., Walter Orlando Burgos, Daniel Aquino, Marta Perea Carrera, and Elsa López González
2010 Rescate de la escultura prehispánica de Petén: registro, conservacion y puesta en valor de los monumentos mayas. Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala, Nueva Guatemala de la Asunción.
Corpus of Maya Hieroglyphic Inscriptions (CMHI)
1975 Corpus of Maya Hieroglyphic Inscriptions. Volume 1: Introduction (by Ian Graham). Cambridge, Massachusetts: Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University.
1982 Corpus of Maya Hieroglyphic Inscriptions. Volume 3, Part 3: Yaxchilan (by Ian Graham). Cambridge, Massachusetts: Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University.
1996 Corpus of Maya Hieroglyphic Inscriptions, Volume 7, Part 1: Seibal (by Ian Graham). Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA.
1999 Corpus of Maya Hieroglyphic Inscriptions. Volume 6, Part 3: Tonina (by Ian Graham and Peter Mathews). Cambridge, Massachusetts: Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University.
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Graham, John A.
1990 Monumental Sculpture and Hieroglyphic Inscriptions. In Excavations at Seibal, Department of Peten, Guatemala, edited by Gordon R. Willey, 1:pp. 1–79. Memoirs of the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University 17. Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Cambridge, MA.
Greene, Merle, Robert L. Rands, and John A. Graham
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Guenter, Stanley P.
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Maler, Teobert
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Matthews, Paul
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Mayer, Karl Herbert
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2003 Stolen Glyphic Fragment from Seibal in Florida. Mexicon 25(4): 96–97.
Morley, Sylvanus G.
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Ortiz de León, Jorge Mario
2004 Estudio del desarrollo de una tradición: las escalinatas jeroglíficas de la región de Petexbatun y Usumacinta. Unpublished Tesis de licenciatura, Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala, Guatemala.
Ponciano, Erick, Takeshi Inomata, and Daniela Triadan (editors).
2006 Informe del proyecto arqueológico Ceibal Petexbatun La Temporada de Campo 2006. Instituto de Antropología e Historia de Guatemala, Guatemala.
Riese, Berthold
2004 Abkürzungen für Maya-Ruinenorte mit Inschriften. Wayeb Notes 8. http://www.wayeb.org/notes/wayeb_notes0008.pdf (accessed July 23, 2015)
Sabloff, Jeremy A.
1970 Type Descriptions of the Fine Paste Ceramics of the Bayal Boca Complex, Seibal, Peten, Guatemala. In Monographs and Papers in Maya Archaeology, pp. 357–404. Papers of the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology 61. Peabody Museum, Cambridge, MA.
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Schele, Linda, and Peter Mathews
1994 The Last Lords of Seibal. Texas Notes on Precolumbian Art, Writing, and Culture 68. Center of the History and Art of Ancient American Culture, Art Department, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX.
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Tourtellot III, Gair
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Willey, Gordon R.
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(editor).
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