Colonia Extremadura Insurgentes, Ciudad de México, Mexico — The Valley of Mexico (The Central Highlands)
Stela of Halch, Huinic
— Stela 18 from Edzna, Campeche —
Periodo Clasico Tardio 500-900 D.C.
Jefe político militar, con tocado de plumas, collar y cinturón con las caras del sol y del jaguar, porta un baston con una figura grotesca y una manopla. Debajo esta el ser de una región conquistada.
Stela of Halch, Huinic
Late Classical Period 500-900 AD
A military political chief, with feather headdress, collar and belt with faces of the sun and a jaguar, carries a symbolic staff with a grotesque figure and a handstone. Below the chief is a captive from a conquered region. (Marker Number 10.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Anthropology & Archaeology • Parks & Recreational Areas.
Location. 19° 22.732′ N, 99° 10.709′ W. Marker is in Colonia Extremadura Insurgentes, Ciudad de México. Marker is on Avenida Porfirio Díaz just west of Avenida Insurgentes Sur, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Colonia Extremadura Insurgentes, Ciudad de México 03740, Mexico. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other Mask of the Chaac Deity, Kabah, Yucatán (within shouting distance of this marker); Kukulkán Panel (within shouting distance of this marker); Atlante from Chichén Itzá, Yucatán (within shouting distance of this marker); Tláloc from Castillo de Teayo, Veracruz (within shouting distance of this marker); Panel of the Priests (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Serpent Columns (about 90 meters away); Quetzalcoatl Base Engraving (about 120 meters away); Dolores Asúnsolo López Negrete (about 120 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Colonia Extremadura Insurgentes.
Regarding Stela of Halch, Huinic. Unfortunately the lower portion of the replica does not show the entire stela, so some of the marker's meaning is lost. The lower portion of the original stela shows a captive from a conquered city or region (most likely Coba). Since the time of the marker's placement in 1971, it is also likely that new information about Edzna and its history has been discovered. For example, this stela is normally known as Stela 18 and portrays the ruler known as Janaahb Yook K'inich and dates from 672 CE. See the following for more information: “A glimpse from Edzna’s hieroglyphics: Middle, Late and Terminal Classic Processes of Cultural Interaction between the Southern, Northern and
Credits. This page was last revised on May 28, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 8, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 42 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 8, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. 3. submitted on May 9, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.