He’s in charge of the sacred obsidian stone knives used for ritual slaying. Like this entry, he’s short and to the point.
But we must point out that Aztec sacrificial knives were not the grim instruments of torture you might imagine. In fact they were adorned with cute little faces with wide staring eyes.
This must have been the Aztec equivalent of a dentist’s drill covered in Micky Mouse stickers. “Open wide Johnny, this won’t hurt a bit...”
Itztli Facts and Figures
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: ITZLI
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
In charge of: Ritual Slaughter
Area of expertise: Sacrifice, Ritual Slaughter
Good/Evil Rating: GOOD, quite approachable
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Article last updated on August 10, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.