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In Aztec mythology, Mictlanteculhtli ("lord of Mictlan") was the god of the dead and King of Mictlan, the lowest section of the underworld. He was depicted as a skeleton or a person wearing a toothy skulll. He was associated with spiders, owls and bats.

His wife was Mictecacihuatl.

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