Maya Mythology

The Maya Gods of Mesoamerica...

CHACMOOL

Maya God

Also known as Chac-Mool

Picture of the Maya God Chacmool from our Maya mythology image library. Illustration by Chas Saunders.

Mysterious laid-back God of Handouts

These are the reclining statues with a bowl or container on their laps waiting, with head cocked to one side, for a votive offering. Or are they? No-one really knows.

Buddy, can you spare a dime? Or possibly a heart.

Chacmool Facts and Figures

Name: Chacmool
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Chac-Mool

Gender: Male
Type: God
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

Role: Unknown at present

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 1524

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Article last revised on April 12, 2019 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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