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List of Gods : "Corpse"
NameOriginDescription
Atahensic Iroquois Goddess of the sky who fell to the earth at the beginning of creation. The Earth was created from her corpse after she died giving birth to the twins Hahgwehdiyu and Hahgwehdaetgah. Iroquois
Baron Samedi / Baron Saturday, Baron Samdi, Bawon Samedi, Bawon Sanmdi Haiti/Vodun Baron Samedi aka Baron Saturday, Baron Samdi, Bawon Samedi, Bawon Sanmdi, a loa of the dead, along with Baron's other incarnations Baron Cimetiere, and Baron La Croix. Baron Samedi is usually depicted with a top hat, black tuxedo, dark glasses, and cotton plugs in the nostrils, as if to resemble a corpse dressed and prepared for burial in Haitian style. Haiti/Vodun
Bifrons Unk Demon of astronomy, geometry, and other such sciences, planetary influences. He often takes the form of a man. He is acquainted with the virtues of herbs, precious stones and plants. He can transport corpses from one place to another. It is he who lights the strange corpse lights above the tombs of the dead. Unk
Bune Unk A demon of death and Grand Duke of the infernal regions. He removes corpses, haunts cemeteries, and marshals the demons around the places of the dead. He has been depicted as a three-headed dragon, the heads being respectively those of a dog, griffin and man. Unk
Candesvari Buddhist/ Mayhayana A minor goddess that stands upon a corpse
Corpse Bird Whales "derwyn corph" the phantom of a bird that sits on a windowsill and taps on the glass when someone is about to die. Whales
Duamutef aka Tuamutef Egypt Was one of the Four sons of Horus and a funerary god who protected the stomach and small intestines of mummified corpses. Egypt
Euronomus Greek A demon who ate the flesh of corpses. Greek
Hainuwele Indonesia 'The Coconut Girl' who, when she "answered the call of nature" excreted valuable items. She was killed and buried by villagers but her boyfriend exhumed the corpse and cut it into pieces which he then re-buried around the village. These pieces grew into the various tuberous plants, giving origin to the principle foods the people of Indonesia have enjoyed ever since. Seram, New Guinea
Ixtab Mayan Goddess of suicide and wife of Chamer. Ixtab, depicted as a corpse with a rope around her neck, would accompany the suicides to their eternal rest Mayan
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Jara Hindu Goddess of the household, domestic health, happiness and prosperity. The night-eater of corpses. Hindu
Kalika Buddhist Goddess common often seen standing upon a corpse Buddhist/Mahayana
Kulisevari Buddhist Goddess often shown with a corpse Buddhist/Mahayana
Mombo Wa Ndhlopfu Mozambique "Masters of the Forest", serpents that were credited with speech and bad breath. Often associated with the flesh-eating maggots of corpses, ancestral spirits and ghosts took that form as a disguise. Ronga, Mozambique
Naastrand Norse Naastrand [The shore of corpses]. A place of punishment for the wicked after Ragnarok. Norse