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  Temporary Exhibit
Mictlantecuhtli, also known as Ixpúztec ("Broken face"), Nextepehua ("Scatterer of ashes") and Tzontémoc ("He who bows the head"), was not the only deity of death adored by the Mexica.
In the 260 day cycle, Mictlantecuhtli sometimes appears as the 6th Lord of the Day, 5th Lord of the Night, patron of the day Itzcuintli of the 13-day cycle that begins with 1 Técpatl and his image is the sign of the day Miquiztli.
In Plate 56 of the Codex Borgia, Mictlantecuhtli and Quetzalcóatl are represented as opposite and complementary principles, as death and as the breath of life that form the basic cycle of the universe.
archaeology.la.asu.edu /tm/pages2/mictlantecuhtli.html   (870 words)

 L.A.'s Aztec Warrior Metal
Mictlantecuhtli will be performing live at the Galaxy Theatre opening for Dragonlord on September 10, 2006.
Mictlantecuhtli will be performing live at Safari Sam's opening for 1349 on October 4, 2006.
Mictlantecuhtli is looking for a few dedicated soldiers to spread the word nationwide and abroad.
www.mictlantecuhtli-tribe.com /home.htm   (185 words)

  Mictlantecuhtli - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Mictlantecuhtli ("lord of Mictlan"), in Aztec mythology, was a god of the dead and King of Mictlan (Chicunauhmictlan), the lowest and northernmost section of the underworld.
He was one of the principal gods of the Aztecs and was the most prominent of several gods and goddesses of death and the underworld (see also Chalmecatl).
The worship of Mictlantecuhtli sometimes involved ritual cannibalism, with human flesh being consumed in and around the temple.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mictlantecuhtli   (518 words)

Mictlantecuhtli is the soldier that represents the link between the dead and memory.
Effect: This is a deduct!skill that allows Mictlantecuhtli access to the most painful and grievous memory of her opponent, while at the same time submitting them to a sudden and clear recollection of it and the pain of mourning.
Mictlantecuhtli wears the generic standard of uniform, with the primary of a dark-grey green and the secondary accent of peach.
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Mictlantecuhtli had never fled in his existence and knew that he possessed great powers, limited only by his current form.
She recognized the depths of Mictlantecuhtli's love, the time of his journey and the richness of his suffering.
Mictlantecuhtli transformed his daughter's body into stone, so that it would not perish at the coming dawn.
www.identicalsoftware.com /rpg/wod/settings/mexico/mictlan.txt   (3455 words)

 Mictlantecuhtli, Lord of the Land of the Death
Mictlantecuhtli, Lord of the Land of the Death
Mictlantecuhtli is ruler over Mictlan, the lowest underworld, the northern realm of the dead.
Mictlantecuhtli is both the ruler of the tenth day, Itzcuintli (dog), and the tenth trecena, 1-Tecpatl (knife).
www.azteccalendar.com /teotl/Mictlantecuhtli.html   (139 words)

 Mictlantecuhtli - Multimedia - ninemsn Encarta
The Aztec god Mictlantecuhtli was the ruler of Mictlan, the lowest layer of the Aztec underworld.
He is usually portrayed as a skeleton, often with protruding teeth.
This gold breastplate of the Mixtec people is preserved in the National Archeological Museum of Mexico.
au.encarta.msn.com /media_121625475_781536298_-1_1/Mictlantecuhtli.html   (43 words)

Mictlantecuhtli ("lord of the realm of the dead") is the ruler of Mictlan, the lowest layer of the Aztec underworld.
He is portrayed as a skeleton, or as a figure wearing a skull with protruding teeth.
His symbolic animals are the spider, the owl, and the bat.
www.pantheon.org /articles/m/mictlantecuhtli.html   (62 words)

 M:tB V.1 - The Mictlan: Origins,...
Mictlantecuhtli carved his kingdom, the Mictlan, in the bowels of the earth, and there he would wait for the souls of the dead.
The undead would serve the purpose of Mictlantecuhtli and Mictecacihuatl: to remind humankind that they were not gods, they could die by the whim of the gods.
The Tlatoanis are said to be the children of Mictlantecuhtli and Mictecacihuatl, given to the gods.
www.identicalsoftware.com /rpg/wod/settings/mexico/mic1.html   (1736 words)

 Untitled Document
When I was talking to a few people that I was going to interview "Mictlantecuhtli" the reaction I got what the hell does that mean.
Well, according to the Egyptian studies one of the earliest Aztec Gods, was "Mictlantecuhtle" which means "The god of the dead", but according to other culture's which the spelling is with an "i" and not with an "e' like the Egyptian way, "Mictlantecuhtli" means "lord of the dead" or "death".
The band was born in 98' and went through some hard times, like many bands have in the past or even now.
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 Mictlantecuhtli (Los Comex) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Mictlantecuhtli is a comic book character from the independent comic book El Muerto, created by Javier Hernandez and published by his company Los Comex.
During the early years of Mexican history, Mictlantecuhtli was one of the many gods worshipped by the Aztecs.
The Aztec god of death, Mictlantecuhtli, was displeased at the outcome of the Spanish Conquest.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mictlantecuhtli_(Los_Comex)   (557 words)

 The Royal Academy of Arts : : Aztecs->Glossary
It was the center of the Aztecs world to which all tribute was brought.
Mictlantecuhtli: ‘Lord of Death’ Mictlantecuhtli ruled over Mictlan, the Underworld, which was divided into nine layers.
Travel through Mictlan was highly dangerous and often accompanied by a dog, undertaken by those who had died a natural death.
www.aztecs.org.uk /en/glossary.html   (790 words)

 Druids of Paranor - Stories of Treachery
He turned his head sideways and leering at her through his abysmal eye sockets, in which hovered two red orbs wreathed in fire, lips stretching tightly around his protruding fangs pulling slightly tighter in enjoyment.
Of all the warlocks, Mictlantecuhtli was the only one she judged an equal, and here, he was showing her just that.
Mictlantecuhtli's eyes judged her for many long moments, pressuring her to reveal some tell tale sign of a secret, which she stubbornly refused to give.
www.druidsofparanor.org /library/cnelson/treachery   (2663 words)

 FAMSI - Borgia Codex - John Pohl
On occasion she shares ritual dress with Chalchiuhtlicue indicating a close affinity with the water goddess as well.
Mictlantecuhtli: Patron of the tenth trecena beginning with the day One Flint.
Tonatiuh was the sun incarnate and lord of a celestial paradise where those who fought most valiantly in war were said to reside after death.
www.famsi.org /research/pohl/borgia/borgia4.htm   (455 words)

 Honoring Our Ancestors   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
This was the realm of the Lord of Death, Mictlantecuhtli, and his consort, Mictlancihautl.
Poised at the moment after the end of the fourth sun, the gods were troubled, for now there was no one to live on earth.
Mictlantecuhtli set seemingly impossible odds for the removal of the bones, which Quetzalcoatl overcame by magical means.
www.widdershins.org /vol1iss5/s05.htm   (1019 words)

 Encyclopaedia Metallum - Mictlantecuhtli
From Mictlantecuhtli: "Contrary to what one may read in some history books, Mictlantecuhtli is not the Aztec God of death.
Mictlantecuhtli is the manifestation of the creator in death.
Music by Mictlantecuhtli can also be found on Metal Mayhem Vol.
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 Mictlantecuhtli - Demons, Demonology, and Evil in the Americas<
In Aztec mythology, Mictlantecuhtli was the skeletal god of death who ruled over Mictlan, the underworld, with his wife, Mictlancihuatl.
After the restoration of the sky and earth by Tezcatlipoca and Quetzalcoatl, the two gods decide to create people to inhabit the new world.
Except where otherwise noted, this work is licensed under a Creative Commons License.
www.deliriumsrealm.com /delirium/articleview.asp?Post=302   (356 words)

 Devil's Advocate: Hell
Mictlantecuhtli and his wife Mictecaciuatl ruled Mictlan, a dark and gloomy place.
The Aztecs buried their dead with many of their earthly possesions (a similar practice to the Egyptians') to protect them and bribe Mictlantecuhtli and Mictecaciuatl.
The larger the bribe for these gods, the more comfortable one's afterlife would be.
movies.warnerbros.com /DEVILS/cmp/hell-c.html   (363 words)

 Guggenheim Museum - Exhibitions - The Aztec Empire - Highlights
The ritual architectural complex was expanded whenever an Aztec governor ascended to the throne, so that by the end of the 15th century, the fame of its monumentality and greatness had spread throughout Mesoamerica.
The Templo Mayor was decorated with elegant figures modeled in clay, such as the eagle warrior and Mictlantecuhtli, god of death, as well as stone figures that served as standard bearers.
The Aztecs' devotion to their deities led them to deposit hundreds of offerings that have been carefully recovered by archaeologists over the past 100 years.
www.guggenheim.org /exhibitions/aztecs/highlights_4.html   (232 words)

 Non-Western - Gold pectoral representing Mictlantecuhtli from Tomb # 7   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Non-Western - Gold pectoral representing Mictlantecuhtli from Tomb # 7
Gold pectoral representing Mictlantecuhtli from Tomb # 7
The most spectacular object found in Tomb 7 is the large pectoral of a skeletal deity,; the god of Death Mictlantecuhtli, worked in a lost-wax method. Below the skeletal deity's head are signs in the Mixtec calendrical system. Both filigree and lost-wax techniques were mastered by these Oaxacan craftsmen.
instructional1.calstatela.edu /bevans/Art446-13-Mixtec/WebPage-Info.00002.html   (76 words)

 ☞ Mictlantecuhtli Mp3
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 T a l l s k i n n y   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Souls of those warriors whose manner of death failed to call them to various paradises (for those dead by war, sacrifice, childbirth, drowning, lightning, and certain diseases) made a four-year journey, fraught with trials, through the nine hells of Mictlan.
Aztec mythology states that the world has been created several times, and eventually each creation is followed by a cataclysm that has destroyed mankind.
The bones of men were together along one side and those of women were together along the other side and he took them and Quetzlcoatl made a bundle of them.
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 Sculpture "Mictlantecuhtli" Javier Astorga ITEM: 503935
The subject of this sculpture is Mictlantecuhtli, the Aztec god of death.
(The Aztecs conquered the Huastecs.) Astorga follows tradition in depicting Mictlantecuhtli, ruler of the underworld, with skeletal materials--in this case welded steel and cow skull plus other materials.
This mythic, magical sculpture is suitable for an interior space.
www.biddingtons.com /os/itemhtml/ht503935.shtml   (279 words)

 Santisima Muerte: Most Holy Death
Eventually i ran into the true story, as least as scholars of Mexican culture present it these days: La Santisima Muerte is a "banned saint," the Roman Catholic "cover" for an ancient Aztec goddess named Mictlantecuhtli, a death goddess and co-ruler, with her husband, of the underworld.
Mictlantecuhtli is the sister to the Aztec heavenly goddess Tonantzin, who has been syncretized with the Virgin Mary as Our Lady of Guadalupe.
As to the idea that this goddess was a living woman who committed suicide when her husband proved unfaithful, i am not so sure.
www.luckymojo.com /santisimamuerte.html   (2654 words)

 TIMEeurope.com: Europe | The Shock of the New World   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
And just wait until you meet the gods of death, like the fearsome Mictlantecuhtli, the bright-eyed, skeletal ruler of the underworld, where the sun fights every night to be reborn.
In one such project, the Codex Magliabechiano, a copy of a pre-Hispanic book illlustrating beliefs and rites, a memorable sketch shows Aztecs offering bowls of human blood to Mictlantecuhtli, the king of terrors.
In 1994, Mictlantecuhtli himself emerged from the temple ruins.
www.time.com /time/europe/eu/printout/0,9869,393824,00.html   (849 words)

 El Quinto Sol
Mictlantecuhtli no deseaba entregar los huesos así que le pidió que hiciera sonar el caracol que le ofrecía y que efectuara cuatro vueltas alrededor del círculo interior.
Al oírlo, a Mictlantecuhtli no le quedó más remedio que entregar los huesos.
Mictlantecuhtli pensó que aun era tiempo de recuperar los objetos preciosos y ordenó a sus servidores cavar un hoyo.
horoscopoyamor.com /horoscopo_y_amor_foros/post-9.html&...   (431 words)

 AudioStreet.Net - Mictlantecuhtli
Mictlantecuhtli has not posted any blogs at this time.
No members have beed added to Mictlantecuhtli's friends list yet.
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 Writings submitted to "Hell -- A New Look"
Mictlantecuhtli and his wife Mictecaciuatl ruled Mictlan, the dark netherealm.
The Aztecs buried their dead with many of their earthly possesions to protect them and bribe Mictlantecuhtli and Mictecaciuatl.
The more one could offer the gods, the more comfortable one's afterlife would be.
home.olemiss.edu /~flannel/hell/classic.htm   (862 words)

I last saw you guys perform with Mictlantecuhtli in Las Vegas and you played a good set.
I've been taking pictures for a while 5 years more or less, but mostly for Mictlantecuhtli and other side jobs.
I wanted to let you know that i took a roll or two of your performance in Las Vegas, and im sure there are a few good pictures you might want to take a look at.
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 MICTLAN : The legendary place from Aztec Mythology
MICTLAN: The Aztec Underworld, ruled over by MICTLANTECUHTLI, the grinning God of Death and his wife MICTECACIHUATL.
But MICTLAN itself is a gloomy, dank and depressing place, full of worms and creepy-crawlies.
QUETZALCOATL had a lot of trouble pursuading MICTLANTECUHTLI to give them up for rebirth in the Fifth World.
www.godchecker.com /pantheon/aztec-mythology.php?deity=MICTLAN   (167 words)

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