David Djukic

Aztec Goddess Chalchiuhtlicue

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The continuation of awesome Aztec illustrations.

Chalchiuhtlicue was the Aztec goddess of streams, rivers, and lakes. Her name means “She Who Wears a Jade Skirt.” She was also known as Matlalcueye (“She Who Wears a Green Skirt”). In some stories she was the wife of Tlaloc, the rain god. In other stories she was Tlaloc's sister.

Often represented with green skirt and river stream.

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