Mictecacihuatl ('Lady of the Dead') is the Aztec Goddess of the dead. She rules over Mictlan, the underworld, with her husband, Mictlantecuhtli. Mictlan is the lowest level of the underworld (there are nine levels), and is where those who died non-violent deaths go. Mictecacihuatl escorts those who have died to their families, and watches over their bodies. and is especially honored on November 2, El Dia de los Muertos, the Day of the Dead.
Patterned body anthropomorphic figures. These figures appear to represent human and animal conflations. Note the taloned feet, head adornments, and hunting weaponry associated with the figures. A, c, d, e, and h are from Renegade Canyon; b and f are from CA-Iny-5 (aka Junction Ranch 3 and Sunrise Cliffs); g and i are from Big Petroglyph Canyon.