Aztec Mythology

COATLICUE

Aztec Earth Goddess

Serpent-Skirted Goddess of Earth and Fire

She has terrible dress sense, wearing a skirt of writhing snakes and a necklace made of human hands and hearts. Compared to that, her claws and double snake head are positively chic.

She’s known as the Mother of the Gods, and her offspring shot to the top of the pantheon. Her sons are QUETZALCOATL and XOLOTL, her daughter is COYOLXAUHQUI, and she also gave birth to HUITZILOPOCHTLI in very suspicious circumstances.

Coatlicue Facts and Figures

Name: Coatlicue
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names:

Gender: Female
Type: Goddess
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: the Earth
Area of expertise: Earth

Good/Evil Rating: GOOD, quite approachable

Article last updated on 09 August 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

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