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 20 July 2014
by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.
Cite this article:
Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "Huixtocihuatl: Aztec Goddess of Fertility." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 20 Jul. 2014. Web. 18 September 2014.