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BOLON-TZAKAB

Picture of the Mayan Thunder God BOLON-TZAKAB from our Mayan mythology image library. Illustration by Chas Saunders.

Mayan Thunder God

Also known as BOLON-DZACAB, GOD-K, KAUIL, KAWIL, GII

God of Lightning and Fire by Royal Appointment

He is also known as God K. K is for Kings.He’s one of the PALENQUE-TRIAD, designated with the Roman numeral ii. BOLON-TZAKAB carries a torch or sometimes a smoking cigar. He protects the royal household and their lineage. Consequently he requires a lot of sacrifices. Throw another peasant on the fire.

GodNote: Sorry this Bolon-tzakab article is a bit short. We have sent our Data Dwarves off to find more nuggets of information. Stay tuned.

BOLON-TZAKAB FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : BOLON-TZAKAB
Area or people : Palenque
Location : Mesoamerica
Gender : Male
Type : deity
In charge of : Thunder
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : NEUTRAL, may not care
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : BOLON-DZACAB, GOD-K, KAUIL, KAWIL, GII
Popularity index : 11304
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Article last updated on 25 August 2014 by Rowan Allen.

Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

Cite this article:

Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "Bolon-tzakab: Mayan God of Thunder." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 25 Aug. 2014. Web. 21 September 2014.

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