Dresden Codex: 15b-16b Frame: 1


Almanac: 15b-16b Frame: 1

The rain god Chaak is pictured in an upside-down position, with his feet in the air. He appears to be planting a maize seed (represented by a T506 glyph), which is sprouting. He has leaves growing from his feet and hands as well.


agriculture -- planting
offering/object in hand -- sprouting maize

Hieroglyphic Text

caption 1: u-pa-k'a-ha//tze-ni//chaak?/cha-ki//ahaw-le (Chaak planted food [in] rulership.)


deity: Chaak
object: maize plant
glyph: maize seed (T506)

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