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Yum Caax

by Micha F. Lindemans
Yum Caax ("lord of the woods") is the Mayan god of maize in particular and of agriculture in general. In his youthful appearance he personifies perfect male beauty. Yum Caax is the so-called 'God E' of Mayan mythology.

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  • Also known as:
    Yum Kaax
  • Etymology:
    Lord of the woods

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