Mictlantecuhtli: God of Death in Aztec Religion, Mythology - Image Source: Jupiter Images
Mictecacihuatl was the Aztec goddess of death who lived in Mictlan, the Aztec underworld, with her husband Mictecacihuatl.
Sculpture of Aztec goddess Mictecacihuatl - keeper of bones in the underworld - now presides over the celebration of the day of the dead.
Aztec All were afraid of Tezcatlipoca, ‘Smoking Mirror’, the god of fate.
The Aztecs had a complex set of beliefs, ceremonies and gods, each one overlooking an aspect of human life and responding to the needs of the Aztec people.