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(Illustration by Linda Schele/Courtesy FAMSI) The maize god was reborn from this watery serpent. Click for glyph translation. Birthing shrine held up by old gods Jaguar beast, variant of the sun jaguar war gods The royal Snake Women who brought to Sak Nikte' the powers of Creation and War Creation Palanquin represents place of rebirth of Maize god. Battle Palanquin like those ridden by Maya rulers in ceremonies and battle