Mayan Corn God - Central American Religion answers questions

Mayan Corn God

Maya Tonina
Corn God

Because corn (maize) was Mayan people's main food, their most important god was the Corn God.

A popular Mayan story was the story of the Maize Mountain - click here to read the story.

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Professor Carr

Karen Eva Carr, PhD.
Assoc. Professor Emerita, History
Portland State University

Professor Carr holds a B.A. with high honors from Cornell University in classics and archaeology, and her M.A. and PhD. from the University of Michigan in Classical Art and Archaeology. She has excavated in Scotland, Cyprus, Greece, Israel, and Tunisia, and she has been teaching history to university students for a very long time.

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