Tlaloc’s big sister, she was a veritable saltmine of fertility. There was a yearly sacrifice for a full salt cellar. A youth had to impersonate Night God Tezcatlipoca for a year, with four maidens chosen to be his wives.
They must have died happy, because there was never a shortage of volunteers.
Huixtocihuatl Facts and Figures
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Uixtochihuatl
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
In charge of: Fertility
Area of expertise: Fertility
Good/Evil Rating: GOOD, quite approachable
Popularity index: 3428
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Article last revised on August 10, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
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