AZTEC MYTHOLOGY

The bloodthirsty Gods of Ancient Mexico

COATLICUE

Picture of COATLICUE from our Aztec mythology image library. Illustration by Chas Saunders. Read the full story here.

Aztec Earth Goddess

Serpent-Skirted Goddess of Earth and Fire

She has terrible dress sense, wearing a skirt of writhing snakes and a necklace made of human hands and hearts. Compared to that, her claws and double snake head are positively chic.

She’s known as the Mother of the Gods, and her offspring shot to the top of the pantheon. Her sons are QUETZALCOATL and XOLOTL, her daughter is COYOLXAUHQUI, and she also gave birth to HUITZILOPOCHTLI in very suspicious circumstances.

COATLICUE FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : COATLICUE
Location : Mexico
Gender : Female
Type : deity
In charge of : the Earth
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : GOOD, quite approachable
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : None known
Popularity index : 15291
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Article last updated on 31 October 2013 by Rowan Allen.

Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

Cite this article:

Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "COATLICUE: Earth Goddess from Aztec mythology." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 31 Oct. 2013. Web. 22 August 2014.

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