Escalera’s way to memorialize great and powerful Aztec deities.
Xipetotec was a life-death-rebirth deity. He is the god of agriculture, vegetation, the east, disease, spring, goldsmiths, silversmiths and the seasons.
Ehecatl is the god of the winds. He begins the movement of the sun and sweeps the high roads of the rain god with his breath.
Tonatiuh was the sun god. The Aztec people considered him the leader of Tollan heaven. He was also known as the fifth sun, because the Aztecs believed that he was the sun which took over when the fourth sun was expelled from the sky.
Tlaloc is the god of rain, fertility, and water. He was a magnanimous god who gave life and sustenance, but he was also feared for his ability to send hail, thunder and lightning, and for being the lord of the powerful element of water.
Huitzilopochtli is the deity of war, sun, human sacrifice and the patrons of the city of Tenochtitlan.
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