- an ancient Mayan city occupied c200 b.c. to a.d. 900, an important center of Mayan civilization, situated in Petén in the jungles of northern Guatemala and the site of significant archaeological discoveries in the late 1950s and early 1960s.
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One of the largest sites of pre-Columbian Mayan ruins, Tikal was once one of the most important cities in the Mayan world.There Are Bugs in Your Coffee and Other Things I Learned in Antigua, Guatemala
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This symbolical figure is found also at Tikal carved in wood.The Ancient Cities of the New World
Mr. Bowditch has included also in his list of kin signs the form shown in figure 34, l, from an inscription at Tikal.
The first five glyphs on the east side of Stela 10 at Tikal are not illustrated in figure 60.
The passages in the Palenque and Tikal texts (figs. 59 and 60, respectively) have never been satisfactorily explained.
The cycle glyph in the Tikal text (fig. 60, A5) is clearly the normal form.