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Ah Puch

In Mayan mythology, Ah Puch was the King of Mitnal, the underworld, which was the worst of all nine hells. He was depicted as a skeleton or corpse adorned with bells and had the head of an owl; even today, some Central Americans believe that an owl's screeches signify imminent death.

Alternative: Ahpuch, Hunhau, Hunahau



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