TLALOC’s big sister, she was a veritable saltmine of fertility. There was a yearly sacrifice for a full salt cellar. A youth had to impersonate Night God TEZCATLIPOCA for a year, with four maidens chosen to be his wives.
They must have died happy, because there was never a shortage of volunteers.
Article last updated on 10 January 2014
by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.
Cite this article:
Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "HUIXTOCIHUATL: Goddess from Aztec mythology." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 10 Jan. 2014. Web. 22 August 2014.