Itzpapalotl, Aztec Goddess of the Sacrificial Flint by Thalia Took Itzpapalotl is the Aztec Goddess of the sacrificial flint knife. Her name means 'Obsidian Butterfly' or 'Clawed Butterfly', the latter likely referring to the bat. She is often depicted with claws. She is one of the tzitzimime or star demons as well as one of the cihuateotl, or the spirits of women who died in childbirth. She rules Tamoanchan, the paradise from where humans originated.
Nekhbet, Ancient Egyptian Goddess Who Protects the New by Thalia Took Nekhbet is an ancient Egyptian mother Goddess and the protectress of Upper Egypt. She is often depicted as a vulture, the symbol of Upper Egypt since ancient times, and is usually paired with Uadjet or Wedjat, the cobra Goddess of the Lower Nile, to represent the unity of Egypt.