Chicomecoatl


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Chicomecoatl

goddess of maize. [Aztec Myth.: Jobes, 322]
See: Farming
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Washington, August 7 (ANI): Experts have restored a 500-year-old Chicomecoatl monolith, found recently in Zempoala municipality, Hidalgo, which represents the goddess of maize.
Long before the time of Hernan Cortez, indigenous people used the grain as a staple, and stone figures of such gods as Chicomecoatl double-fisting stalks of corn have been recovered from ancient cities like Teotihuacan.