Tecciztecatl

Central American - A moon-god of the Aztecs. Son of Tlaloc, some say. He is said to have cremated himself and the moon represents his heart. He is depicted as an old man carrying a white shell. On occassion, called Tecciztecatl, Mextli, Mextli, Mexitli, Metzli, Metzli, Metztli, Lady of the Night, Yohualticitl, Mex(i)tli, Mex(i)tli, Fifth Sun, Fifth Sun, Four Earthquake, Naollin, Nahui Ollin or sun.

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