Maya Mythology

The Maya Gods of Mesoamerica...

KUKULCAN

Maya Creator God

Also known as KULKUYLKAN, GUCUMATZ, KUCUMATZ, Q'uq'umatz, Qucumatz, Gucamatz, Gukumatz, Kucumatz, Tepeu Kukulcan, Tohil

The original Supreme Feathered Serpent God

An aspect of Itzamna, he is the origin of the famous Aztec Quetzalcoatl who does a similar ‘Feathered Snake whose path is the waters’ routine.

Along with Tepeu, he created the first humans, although it took a few attempts to get the formula right. He is also involved with crafts and calendars, and many other things. He came down to Earth and taught mankind the art of agriculture...

Basically, the Aztecs made an unauthorized copy of this supreme deity and called him Quetzalcoatl. This sort of thing was common in the millennia before patent offices and trademarks.

Kukulcan Facts and Figures

Name: Kukulcan
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: KULKUYLKAN, GUCUMATZ, KUCUMATZ, Q'uq'umatz, Qucumatz, Gucamatz, Gukumatz, Kucumatz, Tepeu Kukulcan, Tohil

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: 457

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Article last revised on April 17, 2019 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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