MAYA MYTHOLOGY

The Mayan Gods of Mesoamerica...

ACANTUNS

Mayan Protection Deity

Also known as Balam

Minor Earth Gods of Protection and Security

They are stone idols and there are four of them per village. One of them is placed in each corner of the village and when night descends, four BALAMS arrive and sit on them to keep guard.

ACANTUNS FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : ACANTUNS
Location : Mesoamerica
Gender : Sorry, we don't know
Type : deity
In charge of : Protection
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : Balam
Popularity index : 7809

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Article last updated on 10 January 2014 by Rowan Allen.

Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

Cite this article:

Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "ACANTUNS: Deity of Protection from Mayan mythology." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 10 Jan. 2014. Web. 22 July 2014.

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