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Nal. The God of maize (god e)
The Myths They Document The importance of Maize to point out that, with its mass was created humanity maya, which explains the existence of a deity associated with the corn. Its characteristic is to be a young man with a accentuated cranial deformation and without any trait animal; it is the same image of humans.
As embodiment of grain sown performs various rites in the underworld. Travels in a canoe driven by the gods remeros, is ataviado by young women and naked, and finally germina of the back of a turtle, a symbol of the earth. In this last act is presented, flanked by two gods (hun ajaw and yax b ‘ alam), Those who believe they are the version of the heroes twins (hunajpu and XB ‘ Alanke) of the popol vuh, children of hun junajpu.
The head of the God can replace the corncobs turned and his long hair was equiparan with the del elote. In the lettering, he used to point out the number 8 (waxak), So it can be seen as patron of this figure. Equally should be the big brother God of the day k ‘ An, Quarter of the calendar ritual, which represents a grain of corn. In the codices this glifo it appears in the touched of the godhead, and he germina the plant.
In spite of the fact that we are counting on numerous representations, his name is not at all known. The Hieroglyphic that accompanies their images on the codices has been read as nal (corn).
Image: Nal. Is on display in the living room Maya of the National Museum of anthropology.
Photo: Jorge Perez of Lara / roots
This post is a fragment of the article ” Nal. The God of Maize (god And)”, The Author Tom Perez Suarez, and was published in full in the regular edition of Archaeology Mexican, No. 88, entitled the Mayan Gods.
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Chaak. The God of water (god b)
The cult of this deity of the water, documented from preclásico, is in force between the peasants of the peninsula of yucatan. Your Actions, related to agricultural production, the rain, the lightning and thunder, demonstrators in all directions of the cosmos, reason that is one (yaxal chaak) in the center, and four at the same time, associated with each Course and color of the cuadrantes of the universe.
This is one of the manifestations of itzamnaaj associated with fertility, reason that several rulers they used the God chaak as part of his name or his outfit.
In the codices he represents with human body or snake and a face fantastic in which highlights his long nose with attributes of snake, lizard and tapir. Its color for excellence is the blue (yax: Blue and green); It can carry a vessel to shed water (of his body can also manar water); An ax with which produces thunder and lightning, or antorchas as to droughts of the times hot. In the classic, with nose less pronounced, he will recognize by their beards similar to that of the fish bagre orejeras, of shell and a diadema of shell cut down as attribute of fertility.
Image: Chaak. Is on display in the living room Maya of the National Museum of anthropology.
Photo: Jorge Perez of Lara / roots
This post is a fragment of the article ” Chaak. The God of water (god b)”, The Author Tom Perez Suarez, and was published in full in the regular edition of Archaeology Mexican, No. 88, entitled the Mayan Gods.
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http://raices.com.mx/tienda/revistas-los-dioses-mayas-AM088
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K ‘ Inich Ajaw. The Deity Solar God (g)
Generator of the time, the light, the heat and the four directions of the universe, the sun, called k ‘ Inich Ajaw (lord of solar eye), It was as important as the creator god, since concebía as one of the manifestations of itzamnaaj.
The symbol most frequent for one to name was the flower Cuadripétala Del Glifo K ‘ in (sun, day, time and party), That makes reference to the four directions of the cosmos, reason for what the head of the solar deity was used to represent the number 4 (chan or k ‘ An). His images Antropomorfas, as a symbol hallmark, often show this flower cuadripétala in the face or in the body. The door ears of jaguar, beard as a metaphor of the SUN ‘ s rays, teeth superior various impediments in the form of t or tooth shark, nose rome, a vírgula rolled in the form of 8 in frowning and big eyes squares that show a strong estrabismo .
The rulers of the period classic ostentaron, as part of his name, the title of K ‘ Inich (eye or face of the sun), Hallmark that explains the custom of causing intentionally strabismus between some children, perhaps the destined to the government and to the priesthood.
Image: K ‘ Inich Ajaw. Is on display in the living room Maya of the National Museum of anthropology.
Photo: Marco Antonio Pacheco / roots
This post is an excerpt from the article ‘k’ inich ajaw. The Solar Deity (god G)”, The Author Tom Perez Suarez, and was published in full in the regular edition of Archaeology Mexican, No. 88, entitled the Mayan Gods.
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Itzamnaaj. The Creator God (god)
Various sources indicate that itzamnaaj was the supreme God of the Pantheon Maya, Although known by other names. It was believed that it was creator of all that exists and image same of the cosmos, as expressed by his name, alluding to a world made up of large reptiles bicéfalos, one in every direction of the universe.
By their qualities of Creator God is he epitomized as an old man. His residence was in heaven, and from there dictated the counsels of the cosmos, sitting on a band astronomical, symbol of planets and other celestial bodies in the representations zoomorfas can be part of your body. Due to its omnipresence she is also represented in other ways and received several names, according to their multiple advocaciones. Like a bird (itzam therese) symbolized the level celeste, and as a crocodile (itzam kab ayin), The level of the earth; his image also can show attributes of deer, snake, fish and jaguar, so in addition you will asociaba with the water, the dew, the fire, the breath of life and death.
Image: In The Incensarios Chen Mul Del Posclásico Triassic are modeled, divinities; in this case you see itzamnaaj.
Photo: Jorge Perez of Lara / roots
This post is a fragment of the article ” Itzamnaaj. The Creator God (god D)”, The Author Tom Perez Suarez, and was published in full in the regular edition of Archaeology Mexican, No. 88, entitled the Mayan Gods.
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TLAZOLTÉOTL
DEVORADORA DE AQUELLO DE LO QUE
SE AVERGÜENZAN LOS SERES HUMANOS
El refinamiento de la Tlazoltéotl huasteca, diosa presente en toda Mesoamérica y tallada en líneas depuradas para señalar sólo lo esencial, difiere de las representaciones que de esta divinidad hicieron otros grupos. A diferencia de otras culturas del Golfo de México, en la Huasteca el número de representaciones femenin… See More
Tlazoltéotl
From disrupting because of what
You are a disgrace human beings
The refining of the tlazoltéotl huasteca, goddess present throughout Mesoamerica and carved from lines cleansed every thing to point out just what is essential, differs from the representations of this divinity did other groups. Unlike other cultures of the Gulf of mexico, in the huasteca the number of female representation in stone equals than men.
This deity feminine shows the touched conical characteristic of the region and a band decked with three circles, possibly chalchihuites or stones green. Your breasts are identified by a cordel that continues to the form of anatomy, and, at the same time, argues the long entanglement of women.
In the figurines ceramics of the central region of the state is plasma at tlazoltéotl with my mouth slick, which refers to his role of all-consuming of filthiness, is the goddess who receives what that you are a disgrace human beings. However, in the representations huastecas highlights his power of seduction, their sensuality and her bond with the phases of the moon.
In The Sculptural Huasteca It makes a clear distinction of gender from the sexual attributes, but also in agreement with the positions. The hands on the belly, which refer to it to fertility, they are also to be found in other sculptures feminine, while the arm in right angle, towards the front, sometimes with the hand perforada to introduce a spear or a banner, it is common in the Men.
Image: this sculpture is made of stone sandstone and is 120 cm tall by 33 cm wide. Is on display at the museum of Anthropology in xalapa, veracruz.
Photo: Rafael Doniz / roots
This post is a fragment of the article “tlazoltéotl”, From Maliyel Beverido Duhalt, and was published in full in the special edition of Archaeology Mexican, No. 22, entitled Museum of Anthropology in xalapa.
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