Mictlantecuhtli

Central American - An Aztec god of the underworld, god of death. An aspect of Tecatlipoca. Consort of Mictlantecuhtl. This deity created the underworld Mictlan and, with Mictlantecuhtl made the monstrous goddess Cipactli. Other accounts place him as the god of the sixth of the thirteen Aztec heavens or as one of the four gods supporting the corners of the lowest heaven. He is sometimes equated with Ah Puch or Hunhau. In some accounts, referred to as Mictlantecuhtli, Ah Puch, Ah Puch, Ah Puchah, Ahpuch, Cumhau, Eopuco, Cizin, Hunhau, Yum Cimil, Aztec Mictlantecuhtl, Lord of Hades, Lord of Hades, Lord of the North, Lord of the North, Mictlan, Mictlan, Mictlancehutli, Mictlancehutli, Tzontemoc, Tzontemoc, Lord of Death, Lord of Death, Tigernmas, Michlantecuhtl, Mictlan(cehutli), Mictlan(cehutli), Mayan Ah Puch or Mayan Ah Puch.

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