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Itzamna

In Mayan mythology, Itzamna was the founder of the Mayan culture, taught his people to grow maize and cacao, as well as writing, calendars and medicine. He was also a moon god and son of Hunab Ku. With Ixchel, he was the father of the Bacabs. He was associated with snakes and mussels. His father was Kinich Ahau.



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