This ceramic vessel shows Tlaloc, the Aztec rain god. It is from the Great Temple of Tenochtitlan in Mexico.
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Image courtesy of the Museo del Templo Mayor, Mexico.
Cultures around the world have often credited wild weather events to mythological figures. Whether it is wielding thunder and lightning or creating storms at sea with anger, gods from many different cultures have power other weather. Explore stories about these gods at the links below to learn more about their talents with the weather.
Last modified November 7, 2008 by Lisa Gardiner.
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