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Pacbitun (PAC)

Alternative Acronyms
Alternative Names
Identification Numbers
Getty ID
Atlas ID
Country, District
Belize, Cayo (BZ-CY)
17.092110 N, -88.994330 E
Number of Inscriptions
After Morley (1948)
After Riese (1976)

Site code PAC given by Corpus of Maya Hieroglyphic Inscriptions (1999:187-189; 2012; 2016); cited by Riese (2004). Alternative site name ‚Pakbitun‘ according to CMHI (2012; 2016) and Riese (2004).
Location verified with and coordinates retrieved from Google Maps Web Services (accessed October 14, 2015) after map in Helmke et al. (2006: fig. 1).


Corpus of Maya Hieroglyphic Inscriptions (CMHI)
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.
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)
Healy, Paul F.
1990 An Early Classic Maya Monument at Pacbitun, Belize. Mexicon 12(6): 109–110.
Healy, Paul F., Kitty Emery, and Lori E. Wright
1990 Ancient and Modern Maya Exploitation of the Jute Snail (Pachychilus). Latin American Antiquity 1(2): 170–183.
Helmke, Christophe, Kong F. Cheong, Paul F. Healy, and Mads S. Jørgensen
2015 A Painted Spondylus Shell from Burial 1-9, Pacbitun, Belize. Mexicon 37(2): 43–47.
Helmke, Christophe, Nikolai Grube, Jaime J. Awe, and Paul F. Healy
2006 A Reinterpretation of Stela 6, Pacbitun, Belize. Mexicon 28(4): 70–75.
Powis, Terry G.
1997 Middle Formative Occupation at Pacbitun, Belize: Report on the 1996 Field Season. In Belize Valley Archaeological Reconnaissance Project: Progress Report of the 1996 Field Season, edited by Jaime J. Awe, James M. Conlon, and Bobby M. Hohmann, pp. 71–79. Department of Anthropology, Trent University, Peterborough.
Riese, Berthold
2004 Abkürzungen für Maya-Ruinenorte mit Inschriften. Wayeb Notes 8. http://www.wayeb.org/notes/wayeb_notes0008.pdf (accessed July 23, 2015)