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This article is about the Tenerife deity. For other uses, see Magec (disambiguation).

Magec (Guanche Berber Ma-ɣeq, "possesses radiance" or "mother of brightness" [1]), in Tenerife,[2] was the god or goddess (actual gender is unknown) of the Sun and the light and also thought to be one of the principal divinities in Guanche religion. According to legend, Magec was captured by Guayota and held him or her prisoner inside Teide; Magec was later liberated by Achamán.

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  1. ^ Insuloamaziq
  2. ^ Prehistoria de Canarias