Aztec Mythology

METZLI

Aztec Moon God

Also known as METZTLI

Old Moon God

The name for the moon after TECCIZTECATL started looking after it (see his entry for details).

Apart from the embarrassing events leading up to his new moon career, he’s often depicted carrying a moon seashell on his back, thereby bearing some responsibility for the fashion of shell suits.

Metzli Facts and Figures

Name: Metzli
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: METZTLI

Gender: Male
Type: God
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: the Moon
Area of expertise: Moon

Good/Evil Rating: OKAY, not bad

Article last updated on 09 April 2019 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

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