AZTEC MYTHOLOGY

The bloodthirsty Gods of Ancient Mexico

ITZTLI

Aztec God

Also known as ITZLI

Obsidian God of Knives and Sacrifice

In charge of the sacred stone knives used for ritual slaying. Like this entry, he’s short and to the point.

But we must point out that Aztec sacrificial knives were not the grim instruments of torture you might imagine. In fact they were adorned with cute little faces with wide staring eyes.

This must have been the Aztec equivalent of a dentist’s drill covered in Micky Mouse stickers. "Open wide Johnny, this won’t hurt a bit..."

ITZTLI FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : ITZTLI
Location : Mexico
Gender : Male
Type : deity
In charge of :
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : GOOD, quite approachable
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : ITZLI
Popularity index : 141

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Article last updated on 10 February 2014 by Rowan Allen.

Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

Cite this article:

Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "ITZTLI: God from Aztec mythology." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 10 Feb. 2014. Web. 24 July 2014.

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