Pottery incense burner from a shrine at Mayapan depicting the rain god Chac. The Maya
god carries a small bowl in one hand and a ball of flaming incense in the other. Ht
54.6 cm (21.5 in).
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the Peabody Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA.
god. He was a fair god, and was shown by many colors. He was often helped by four old men, called Chacs, in honor
of his name.
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