Maya Mythology

The Maya Gods of Mesoamerica...

JESTER GOD

Maya Royalty God

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

The Lord of Silly Headgear

If the cap fits wear it. Certain important personages, of kingly status at least, were often portrayed by the Maya wearing curious ornamented headgear – somewhat similar to a medieval jester’s cap, but with much more than bells on.

This has kept many scholars baffled for a very long time. But we think it’s all just a Maya meta-joke. Who says Gods don’t have a sense of humor?

Jester God Facts and Figures

Name: Jester God
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names:

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

In charge of: Kings and Queens
Area of expertise: Royalty, Kings, Queens

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 2196

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

References: Coming soon.

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