Chalchihuitlicue goddess The Aztec goddess of bodies of water and wife of Tlaloc the rain deity. Anthropology museum Mexico City

Chalchiuhtlicue (pronounced chal-chee-OOT-lee-kway) is the Aztec Goddess of all running water, including rain. She also ruled over fertility, as water was known to bring life to plants. She is the wife of the rain God Tlaloc.

This ancient ceramic image of Xilonen, the Aztec maize goddess is on display in theNational Museum of Anthropology in Mexico City

This ancient ceramic image of Xilonen, the Aztec maize goddess National Museum of Anthropology Mexico City

Goddess Coyolxauhqui with the sun stone at her back. National Museum of Anthropology Mexico City mexicas

Goddess Coyolxauhqui with the sun stone at her back. National Museum of Anthropology Mexico City photo credit: Thomas Aleto

Tlaloc/Chalchitlicue Aztec god of Rain Estatua de Tláloc a las afueras del Museo Nacional de Antropología e Historia en la Ciudad de México.

This photo displays a monolith that represents the God Tlaloc, Tlaloc was the God of the heavy showers, rays and thunders. This monolith was discovered in the Texcoco, State of Mexico and was transferred to the city of Mexico the 17 of April of 1964

Museo Nacional de Antropología, Mexico City

National Museum of Anthropology, Mexico City. The building was built in Around 2 million people visit every year.

Coatlicue, Mother Earth, or Mother of Gods (Teteo Inan). She is wearing a skirt of snakes. Coatlicue is the Aztec goddess who gave birth to the moon, stars, and Huitzilopochtli, the god of the sun and war. She is also known as Toci ("our grandmother") and Cihuacoatl ("the lady of the serpent"), the patron of women who die in childbirth.

Coatlicue, Mother Earth, or Mother of Gods (Teteo Inan). She is wearing a skirt…

Museo Nacional de Antropología - Mexico City by Treescaper, via Flickr

National Museum of Anthropology - Mexico City. This world-class museum stands in an extension of the Bosque de Chapultepec.

Tlaloc Statue placed in The National Museum of Anthropology, Mexico City. Maravillas Del Mundo Tour By Mexico - Google+

Tlaloc Statue placed in The National Museum of Anthropology, Mexico City, Mexico.

pre-hispanic:La Reina de UxmalMuseo Nacional de Antropología, Mexico – 2014. Photo Ignacio GuevaraThe Queen of Uxmal. This work, the Classic period ends, comes from Uxmal (Yucatán). The limestone sculpture -of 82 cm x 1.20 m- has been assigned for this exhibition by the National Museum of Anthropology in Mexico.

pre-hispanic: “La Reina de Uxmal Museo Nacional de Antropología, Mexico – Photo Ignacio Guevara ” ” “The Queen of Uxmal. This work, the Classic period ends, comes from Uxmal (Yucatán).

Xochiquetzal  |  Late postclassical  |  Museo Nacional de Antropologia, Mexico City, Mexico

Xochiquetzal | Late postclassical | Museo Nacional de Antropologia, Mexico City, Mexico

The Aztec goddess of Coatlicue, mother of earth. National Museum of Anthropology

Aztec Conquest Altered Genetics Among Early Mexico Inhabitants, New DNA Study Shows For centuries, the fate of the original Otomí inhabitants of Xaltocan, the capital of a pre-Aztec Mexican city-state, has remained unknown.

Museo Nacional de Antropología (or National Museum of Anthropology) in Mexico City

Aztec Calendar stone or Sun stone, National museum of Anthopology, Mexico City October 2016

Coaticue. National Museum of Anthropology and History or Museo Nacional de Antropología e Historia or Museo de Antropología In Mexico City D.F. Mexico Travel & Tour Pictures, Photos, Images, & Reviews.

Coaticue. National Museum of Anthropology and History or Museo Nacional de Antropología e Historia or Museo de Antropología In Mexico City D.F. Mexico Travel & Tour Pictures, Photos, Images, & Reviews.

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