Sabtu, 25 Oktober 2008

Aztec Gods-Ilamatecuhtli

(Cihuacoatl, Citlalicue, Quilaztli;
Aged Woman) Goddess of Earth, death, and the Milky Way, Ilamatecuhtli wears a skirt with dangling shells known as a star skirt and is depicted with a fleshless mouth. She was worshipped in a temple called Tlillan (darkness). Her festival was Tititl, during which a female slave who impersonated her was sacrificed.

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