Coatlicue Aztec Serpent Skirt Goddess of Earth
Coatlicue, or serpent skirt, is the Aztec goddess of childbirth, warfare, agriculture, and is the mother of the Gods having given birth to the moon, stars, and all other gods in the pantheon. According to legend, the priestess of the shrine on Coatepetl (snake mountain) was sweeping when a ball of feathers descended from the heavens, after she tucked this ball into her belt she was miraculously impregnated with her children, the gods and goddesses. She is depicted with a skirt is of interwoven snakes (which symbolize fertility), a necklace is of hands, hearts, and a skull, with her fingers and toes being sharp claws.
- Measurement: L 4 1/2" * W 3 1/2" * H 9 7/8"
- Made from cold cast resin