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Tlazolteotl (Aztec deity)

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Personal name headingTlazolteotl (Aztec deity)
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Variant(s)Tlazohteotl (Aztec deity)
Ixcuina (Aztec deity)
Tlaelquani (Aztec deity)
Found inEudave Eusebio, Itzá. Tlazohteotl, 2013: title page (Tlazohteotl) p. 14 (Tlazohteotl, symbol of the divine for ancient Nahuas, manifestation of the feminine part of the dual universe) p. 56 (Tlazohteotl; mother goddess, fertility goddess, goddess of sexual desire, carnal love, sin and confession, excrement and filth; related to but not same as other goddesses: Toci, Teteo Inan, Cihuateteo, Coatlicue, Xochiquetzal)
Encyclopedia mythica, article dated May 6, 1997, viewed Nov. 21, 2014 (Tlazolteotl; "The Aztec earth and mother-goddess, and goddess of sex. Tlazolteotl was also called the 'eater of filth'")
Britannica online, viewed Nov. 21, 2014 (Tlazoltéotl; Nahua: "filth deity"; also called Ixcuina or Tlaelquani; "Aztec goddess who represented sexual impurity and sinful behaviour")