MAYA MYTHOLOGY

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VUCUB-CAQUIX

Mayan Underworld God

Also known as VUCAB-CAME, VUCUB CAMÉ, VUCAB-CAKIX

Demonic Deadly Death God of the Maya Underworld

He is Lord of XIBALBA, the Mayan Underworld, along with his second-in-command HUN-CAME.

His name means ‘Seven Macaw’ and he’s the Gigantic Bird God Monster who set himself up as the Sun God but lost at darts to the HERO-TWINS — who cheated and used blowpipes. His sons were also troublemakers, being the giant demons CABRAKAN and ZIPACNA.

According to legend, VUCUB-CAQUIX carried the false sun in his beak and was shot down in flames at the end of the last creation.

Interestingly enough, in the constellation of Cygnus his beak holds the mysterious star X-1, which became a super-nova and now seems to harbor a black hole.

VUCUB-CAQUIX FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : VUCUB-CAQUIX
Location : Mesoamerica
Gender : Male
Type : deity
In charge of : the Underworld
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : VUCAB-CAME, VUCUB CAMÉ, VUCAB-CAKIX
Popularity index : 9092
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Article last updated on 18 October 2013 by Rowan Allen.

Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

Cite this article:

Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "Vucub-caquix: Mayan God of the Underworld." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 18 Oct. 2013. Web. 17 September 2014.

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