One of the Palenque Triad of Maya gods designated with Roman numerals, in this case i. He’s a representation of Venus and something of a Shark God — at least he has a shark’s tooth but that could mean anything. Did he jump the shark?
A close personal friend of Chac, he’s a powerful deity who can create or destroy. Hurricanes and gusts of wind are a particular specialty.
Represented as a somewhat blank-faced entity with a single shark’s tooth, Chac Xib Chac is not to be trifled with. He’s not averse to a bit of blood-letting now and again. Don’t let him near your blood.
Chac Xib Chac Facts and Figures
Name: Chac Xib Chac
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Gi
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
In charge of: Wind
Area of expertise: Wind
Associated with: Venus
Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 1840
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Article last revised on April 16, 2019 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.