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Mayan Gods - Camazotz

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mayan-gods-camazotzIn Maya mythology, Camazotz was a bat god. Camazotz - Mythology.

In the Popol Vuh the common noun refers to bat-like monsters encountered by the Maya Hero Twins Hunahpu and Xbalanque during their trials in the underworld of Xibalba.

Forced to spend the night in Bat House, the boys are able to keep the creatures at bay until Hunahpu loses his head while trying to watch for the coming of dawn.

The grieving Xbalanque calls all the animals, instructing each to bring back its favorite food. When the coat …— www.experiencefestival.com

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