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Ethnohistory (1 October 2010) 57 (4): 709–739.
Published: 01 October 2010
...Timothy W. Knowlton; Gabrielle Vail During his visit to Nojpeten in 1696, Fray Andrés de Avendaño reported observing the Itzá Maya worshipping a stone column called yax cheel cab (the first tree of the world). Though claiming to recognize the yax cheel cab from depictions in pre-Hispanic Maya...