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Pomuch (PMC)

Alternative Acronyms
Alternative Names
Pokmuch = Tixpokmuch
Identification Numbers
Getty ID
Country, Federal State
Mexiko, Campeche (MX-CAM)
20.110940 N, -90.225440 E
Number of Inscriptions
After Morley (1948)
After Riese (1976)

Site code PMC given by Corpus of Maya Hieroglyphic Inscriptions (1982:185-187; 1999:187-189; 2012; 2016); cited by Riese (2004), Mathews (2005). Alternative site names Pokmuch and Tixpokmuch according to Pollock (1980:541).
Exact coordinates for archaeological remains at Pomuch are unknown. Pollock states that „[t]he town shows many signs of an ancient occupation, although most of the remains seem to be of Puuc rather than of Ah Canul times“ (1980:541-542).
Location recorded at Parque between Calle 13 and 15, coordinates retrieved from Google Maps Web Services (accessed July 23, 2015). These coordinates are provisional and must be verified by taking additional measurements taken on site.


Benavides Castillo, Antonio, and Lorena Mirambell
1991 Geografía política de Campeche en el siglo XVI. Antologías: serie historia. Instituto Nacional de Antropologia e Historia, México, D.F.
Corpus of Maya Hieroglyphic Inscriptions (CMHI)
1982 Corpus of Maya Hieroglyphic Inscriptions. Volume 3, Part 3: Yaxchilan (by Ian Graham). Cambridge, Massachusetts: Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University.
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)
Marquina, Ignacio
1939 Atlas arqueológico de la República Mexicana. Ed. Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia. Vol. 41. Publicación / Instituto panamericano de geografía e historia. México, D.F.
Mathews, Peter
2005 Site Names and Codes. Foundation for the Advancement of Mesoamerican Studies (FAMSI).
Mayer, Karl Herbert
1987 Maya Monuments: Sculptures of Unknown Provenance, Supplement 1. Maya Monuments 4. Von Flemming, Berlin.
2008 An Unprovenanced Maya Glyphic Panel in Campeche City. Mexicon 30(2): 33–35.
Müller, Florencia
1960 Campeche. Atlas Arqueologico de la Republica Mexicana 2. Instituto nacional de antropologia e historia, Mexico.
No author
2005 Destruyen peregrinos ancestral monolito maya. Proceso. December 17. http://www.proceso.com.mx/?p=230637 (accessed November 06, 2017).
Ortega Palma, Albertina, and José L. Castrejón Caballero
2013 Casi un siglo de mortalidad en una población maya de Campeche… gracias al toro. Estudios de Antropología Biológica 16: 341–363.
Pollock, Harry E. D.
1980 The Puuc: An Architectural Survey of the Hill Country of Yucatan and Northern Campeche, Mexico. Memoirs of the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University 19. Peabody Museum, Cambridge, MA.
Poot-Pool, Wilbert S., Hans van der Wal, Salvador Flores-Guido, Juan M. Pat-Fernández, and Ligia Esparza-Olguín
2012 Economic Stratification Differentiates Home Gardens in the Maya Village of Pomuch, Mexico. Economic Botany 66(3): 264–275.
Riese, Berthold
2004 Abkürzungen für Maya-Ruinenorte mit Inschriften. Wayeb Notes 8. http://www.wayeb.org/notes/wayeb_notes0008.pdf (accessed November 06, 2017).