Hueytozoztli

Central American - An Aztec festival in honour of Chicomecohuatl. This fast, held on 5th April, involved decorating the statues of the household gods (tepitoton) and the dwellings with bulrushes sprinkled with blood. Shoots of maize were pulled from the fields and grain from the previous year was offered to the goddess to whom also a frog was sacrificed. Identified as Hueytozoztli, Great Watch, Great Watch, The Great Watch or The Great Watch.

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