Maya Mythology

The Maya Gods of Mesoamerica...

IXTAB

Maya Psychopomp Goddess

Moon Goddess of Suicide

She dangles from the sky with her neck in a noose.

This seems terribly morbid. But she does gather up suicide souls and take them to heaven, so there is some happy ending.

Ixtab Facts and Figures

Name: Ixtab
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names:

Gender: Female
Type: Goddess
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Escorting Souls
Area of expertise: Psychopomp, Ferryman, Death

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 2093

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

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