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EK-CHUAH

Picture of the Mayan Cocoa God EK-CHUAH from our Mayan mythology image library. Illustration by Chas Saunders.

Mayan Cocoa God

Also known as EKCHUAH, EK-CHUUAH, GOD-M

Choccie God of Merchants and Selling

Also one of the ALPHABET-GODS known as God M. M is for Merchants.

EK-CHUAH started off as a God of Conflict, which could explain a lot about door-to-door vendors and telesales tactics. He has black-rimmed eyes and a large droopy lip... or is it a nose? That would explain why his name sounds like a sneeze. EK-CHUAH! Either way, he has a real nose for business.

He is usually depicted as a dark brown or black deity, appropriately enough as he’s the Patron of the Cacao Bean. Yes, EK-CHUAH is a God of Chocolate. Those delicious dark beans were once used as currency.

EK-CHUAH FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : EK-CHUAH
Location : Mesoamerica
Gender : Male
Type : deity
In charge of : Chocolate
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : EKCHUAH, EK-CHUUAH, GOD-M
Popularity index : 19893
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Article last updated on 30 April 2013 by the Godchecker Team.

Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

Cite this article:

Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "EK-CHUAH: God of Chocolate from Mayan mythology." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 30 Apr. 2013. Web. 30 August 2014.

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