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Bellote (BLL)

Alternative Acronyms
Alternative Names
El Bellote
Identification Numbers
Getty ID
Country, Federal State
Mexiko, Tabasco (MX-TAB)
18.418610 N, -93.121750 E
Number of Inscriptions
After Morley (1948)
After Riese (1976)

Site code BLL given by Berthold Riese (2004), cited by Mathews (2005) and Corpus of Maya Hieroglyphic Inscriptions (2012; 2016). Alternative site name ‚El Bellote‘ according to Ensor (2008).
Location according to Ensor (2008), verified with and coordinates retrieved from Google Maps Web Services (accessed July 23, 2015).


Berlin, Heinrich
1953 Tabasco and Campeche. Carnegie Institution of Washington, Year Book 52: 284–287.
1954 Tabasco and Campeche. Carnegie Institution of Washington, Year Book 53: 293–295.
Blom, Frans F., and Oliver La Farge
1926 Tribes and Temples: A Record of the Expedition to Middle America Conducted by the Tulane University of Louisiana in 1925. Tulane University of Louisiana. Middle American Research Series. Publications 1.
Charnay, Désiré
1885 Les anciennes villes du nouveau monde: voyages d’explorations au Mexique et dans l’Amérique Centrale ; 1857 – 1882 ; ouvrage contenant 214 gravures et 19 cartes ou plans. Hachette, Paris.
1887 The Ancient Cities of the New World: Being Voyages and Explorations in Mexico and Central America from 1857-1882. Harper & Brothers, New York, NY.
Corpus of Maya Hieroglyphic Inscriptions (CMHI)
2012 Site Codes (updated July 2012). http://peabody.harvard.edu/files/cmhi/CMHI_SiteCodes_FINAL_2012_forWeb.pdf (by Barbara Fash). (accessed July 23, 2015)
2016 Site Codes (updated Februar 2016). https://www.peabody.harvard.edu/files/cmhi/CMHI_SiteCodes_FINAL_2016.pdf (by Barbara Fash). (accessed December 18, 2016)
Easby, Elizabeth K., and John F. Scott
1970 Before Cortés: Sculpture of Middle America. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY.
Ensor, Bradley E.
2003 Islas de los Cerros: A Coastal Site Complex Near Comalcalco, Tabasco, México. Mexicon 25(4): 106–111.
2008 Preliminary Archaeological Investigations at El Bellote, Tabasco, MéxicoUnpublished Electronic Document. Foundation for the Advancement of Mesoamerican Studies (FAMSI).
Ensor, Bradley E., and Gabriel Tun Ayora
2011 The Site of El Bellote, Tabasco, Mexico and Preliminary Observations on Late Classic Period Chontal Regional Integration. Mexicon 33(5): 116–126.
Mathews, Peter
2005 Site Names and Codes. Foundation for the Advancement of Mesoamerican Studies (FAMSI) http://research.famsi.org/whos_who/sitenames_codes.htm (accessed July 23, 2015)
Riese, Berthold
2004 Abkürzungen für Maya-Ruinenorte mit Inschriften. Wayeb Notes 8. http://www.wayeb.org/notes/wayeb_notes0008.pdf (accessed July 23, 2015)
Stirling, Matthew W.
1957 An Archeological Reconnaissance in Southeastern Mexico. Anthropological Papers 53: 213–240. Bureau of American Ethnology, Bulletin 164.