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In Aztec mythology, Citlalicue (Nahuatl pronunciation: [sitɬaːˈlikʷe]) "star garment"; also Citlalinicue (Nahuatl pronunciation: [sitɬaːliˈnikʷe]), Ilamatecuhtli (Nahuatl pronunciation: [ilamaːˈteːkʷtɬi]) was a creator goddess who created the stars along with her husband, Citlalatonac, the Milky Way, Earth, and also death and darkness.[1] This pair of gods are sometimes associated with the first pair of humans, Nata and Nena.[1]

In tonalpohualli, Citlalicue is the Lord of the Day for days that land on the 13th of the month (mahtlactli-omei in Nahuatl).[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Aztec Calendar.