Mictecacihuatl Picture


Or "Lady of The Dead", wife of Mictlantecuhtli (Lord of The Dead). From Aztec Mythology, she and her husband reside in the Underworld and keep watch over the bones of the dead. She also presides over festivals related to the dead, even the modern Day of The Dad (Día de los Muertos). She is said to of been sacrificed as an infant. Her open jaw is meant to swallow the stars.
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