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Mesoamerican Ball Courts - Oldest Sports Arenas in the Americas
A ballcourt is a type of prehistoric building that was specifically created for the practice of the Mesoamerican ball game, and it is one of the oldest forms of sports  ...
Ancient Mesoamerican Ball Game Origins and Gameplay
The game took place in specific I-shaped buildings, recognizable in many archaeological sites, called ballcourts. There are an estimated 1,300 known ballcourts ...
Ancient Sports Arenas - Mesoamerican Ballcourts - About Archaeology
Jan 31, 2014 ... Ballcourts are a type of prehistoric structure built for the practice of the Mesoamerican ballgame. The earliest of them dates to ca 1400 BC: ...
Paso de la Amada - Mesoamerica's Earliest Ballcourt
The oldest Mesoamerican ballcourt ever discovered is at Paso de la Amada ( Mexico).
Copan Ball Court Photos - Photos of the Mayan Ball Courts - Copan ...
Copan Photos: Photos of a Mayan ball court in the Copan Maya ruins, one of the world's most breathtaking archaeological sites. Our Copan photo gallery ...
Ball Court Copan Ruins - Pictures of Copan Ball Courts - Copan ...
Copan Photos: Photos of the Copan Maya ruins, one of the world's most breathtaking archaeological sites. Our Copan photo gallery features photos of Copan, ...
Monte Alban's Ball Court - About Archaeology
East of the North platform is the main ball court. At Monte Alban there are five separate ball courts, an aspect of the site that underlines the importance of the city ...
Chichén Itzá Sacrifice at the Ball Game - Ancient/Classical History
The head of the sacrificial victim (presumably, the losing player) is held in one hand of someone presumed to be a winning player. Blood spurts out from the ...
Toltec Gods and Religion - Latin American History - About.com
Religion and gods were important to the Toltecs. Their mighty city of Tula is dominated by the sacred precinct, a compound of pyramids, temples, ballcourts and ...
Mesoamerican Ball Game - Ancient/Classical History - About.com
Starting about 3500 years ago, the Mesoamericans began to play organized team sports revolving around a bouncing rubber ball.
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