He’s the son of Ometecuhtli. The one who wears the flayed skins. Only for fertility reasons you understand. Each spring, victims were flayed alive in his honor.
He also looks after goldsmiths. And we have it on good authority that he is responsible for a number of plagues, scabs and boils. Do goldsmiths ever get boils?
Xipe Totec Facts and Figures
Name: Xipe Totec
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: XIPE
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
In charge of: Agriculture and Farming
Area of expertise: Agriculture, Farming
Good/Evil Rating: OKAY, not bad
Popularity index: 440
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Article last revised on August 10, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
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