Xilonen

Xilonen In Aztec mythology, goddess of the growing corn, whose festival, Uei Tecuilhuitl
(22 June), was celebrated with corn tortillas wrapped around pieces of spiced vegetables and baked. She was one of the wives of Tezcatlipoca. Some scholars regard Xilonen as an aspect of the great goddess Coatlicue.

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Encyclopedia of World Mythology and Legend, Third Edition – Written by Anthony S. Mercatante & James R. Dow-Copyright © 2009 by Anthony S. Mercatante

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