Daughter of Coatlicue.
She caused a lot of domestic bother after disapproving of her mother’s bedroom liaison with a ball of feathers.
But from Coatlicue’s pregnant womb sprang new brother Huitzilopochtli, who was somewhat over-protective of his mum and cut Coyolxauhqui’s head off. Still, the lad made the best of a bad job and flung her head into the sky, where it became the moon. We don’t know who installed the bells.
Coyolxauhqui Facts and Figures
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Coyolxanuhqui
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
In charge of: the Moon
Area of expertise: Moon
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Article last revised on August 09, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
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