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Maya pyramid at Tonina (ca. 700 AD)

Maya pyramid to the Corn God at Tonina (ca. 700 AD)

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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