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This is a discussion of the iconography of the Aztec goddess Xochiquetzal, which means "Precious Feather Flower" in Nahuatl. According to the Telleriano-Remensis Codex and multiple sources, she was the goddess of beauty, promiscuity, flowers, and fertility. She also is known for being the goddess of arts and weaving. 

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An exhibit showcasing the various forms and their associated iconography of the Aztec god, Queztalcoatl.

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Coyolxauhqui Stone

This exhibit is about the Coyolxauhqui Stone, a monument found in Mexico City in 1978. This monumental stone with relief carving depicts the warrior goddess Coyolxauhqui, daughter of Coatlicue, defeated and dismembered at the hand of her victorious brother, Huitzilopochtli. The stone was placed at the bottom of the steps to the south side of Templo Mayor, the side dedicated to Huitzilopochtli. 

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