Maya Mythology

The Maya Gods of Mesoamerica...


Maya Creator God

Also known as Hun-Nal, Hun-Nal-Ye, Juun Ixiim, Tonsured Maize God

Picture of the Maya Creator God Hun-Ixim from our Maya mythology image library. Illustration by Chas Saunders.

The amazing Maize Creator God

He made mortals from the very plant that now nurtures them. As a Creator God of Fruition and Nutrition we have no doubt he would endorse the phrase ‘we are what we eat.’

He is one of a pair of Maya Maize Gods. Both are depicted with heads like maize cobs. Unlike his youthful colleague, who has a flourishing head of leafy hair, Hun-Ixim is depicted with a rather drastic punk-style trim.

Hun-Ixim Facts and Figures

Name: Hun-Ixim
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Hun-Nal, Hun-Nal-Ye, Juun Ixiim, Tonsured Maize God

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

In charge of: Creating
Area of expertise: Creation

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 7926

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Article last revised on April 18, 2019 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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