Five female spirit sisters of the Macuiltonaleque.
Unlike the Civatateo, they were accorded the same honor as men who die in battle.
They come to take warriors and women to heaven, so don’t be too scared of the skull heads and clawed feet.
Actually they don’t take you there straight away. You have to go to Underworld East first. We imagine there are passports to be stamped and death certificates to be checked.
Cihuateteo Facts and Figures
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Cihuateto
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
In charge of: the Dead
Area of expertise: The Dead
Good/Evil Rating: GOOD, quite approachable
Popularity index: 1137
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Article last revised on August 09, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
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