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Tonalamatl Aubin

Citlalicue (also Citlalinicue), Her Skirt is Stars, is also known as Ilamatecuhtli. She is a creator goddess, goddess of the stars and the Milky Way, earth, death and darkness.

With het husband Citlalatonac she created the stars. Citlalicue and Citlalatonac are sometimes associated with the first pair of humans, Nata and Nena.
As Ilamatecuhtli she is associated with Cihuacoatl.

In the tonalpohualli, Citlalicue is the Lord of the Day for days with number 13 (mahtlactli-omei in Nahuatl).

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