This same person is mentioned on the carved skull of a peccary recovered from Tomb 1, where he is said to perform an action with a stela in AD 376.
Both names are likely to refer to the same individual originally from Tikal.
Copán is located in western Honduras close to the border with Guatemala.
Copán lies within the municipality of Copán Ruinas in the department of Copán.
The ceremonial center was long abandoned and the surrounding valley home to only a few farming hamlets at the time of the arrival of the Spanish in the 16th century.
References to the predynastic rulers of Copán are found in later texts, but none of these texts predate the refounding of Copán in AD 426.
The dynasty founded by king K'inich Yax K'uk' Mo' ruled the city for four centuries and included sixteen kings plus a probable pretender who would have been seventeenth in line.