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Nakbe (NKB)

Alternative Acronyms
Alternative Names
Identification Numbers
Getty ID
Country, Departamento
Guatemala, Petén (GT-PE)
17.679911 N, -89.835159 E
Number of Inscriptions
After Morley (1948)
After Riese (1976)

Site code NKB from Riese (2004); cited by Mathews (2005) and Corpus of Maya Hieroglyphic Inscriptions (2012; 2016). Alternative name ‚Zacatal‘ according to Quintana and Wurster (2001:30).
Location verified with Google Maps Web Services (accessed October 12, 2015); Location recorded at the pyramid of the main group (Quintana & Wurster 2001:31).


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 23, 2016)
Graham, Ian
1967 Archaeological Explorations in El Peten, Guatemala. Middle American Research Institute, Publication 33. Middle American Research Institute, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA.
Hansen, Richard D.
1992 Proyecto regional de investigaciones arqueológicas del norte de Petén, Guatemala: temporada 1990. In IV Simposio de Investigaciones Arqueológicas en Guatemala, 1990, edited by Juan P. Laporte, Héctor L. Escobedo A., and S. Brady, pp. 1–28. Museo Nacional de Arqueología y Etnología, Guatemala.
Hansen, Richard D., Ronald L. Bishop, and Federico Fahsen
1991 Notes on Maya Codex-Style Ceramics from Nakbe, Peten, Guatemala. Ancient Mesoamerica 2(2): 225–243.
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)
Quintana, Oscar, and Wolfgang Wurster
2001 Ciudades Mayas del noreste del Petén, Guatemala. Materialien zur allgemeinen und vergleichenden Archäologie 59. Zabern, Mainz.
Riese, Berthold
2004 Abkürzungen für Maya-Ruinenorte mit Inschriften. Wayeb Notes 8. http://www.wayeb.org/notes/wayeb_notes0008.pdf (accessed July 23, 2015)
Wahl, David, Thomas Schreiner, Roger Byrne, and Richard Hansen
2007 A Paleoecological Record from a Late Classic Maya Reservoir in the North Petén. Latin American Antiquity 18(2): 212–222.