The name for the moon after TECUCIZTECATL started looking after it (see his entry for details).
Apart from the embarrassing events leading up to his new moon career, he’s often depicted carrying a moon seashell on his back, thereby bearing some responsibility for the fashion of shell suits.
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. "METZLI: God of the Moon from Aztec mythology." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 10 Jan. 2014. Web. 25 July 2014.