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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  ...
http://archaeology.about.com/od/baterms/qt/Ballcourts.htm
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 ...
http://archaeology.about.com/od/mameterms/a/Mesoamerican_Ball_Game.htm
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: ...
http://archaeology.about.com/b/2014/01/31/ancient-sports-arenas-mesoamerican-ballcourts.htm
Paso de la Amada - Mesoamerica's Earliest Ballcourt
The oldest Mesoamerican ballcourt ever discovered is at Paso de la Amada ( Mexico).
http://archaeology.about.com/od/pathroughpd/a/paso_de_la_amada.htm
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 ...
http://gocentralamerica.about.com/od/hondurasguide/ig/Copan-Photo-Gallery/CopanBallCourt.htm
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, ...
http://gocentralamerica.about.com/od/hondurasguide/ig/Copan-Photo-Gallery/CopanPlaza2.htm
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 ...
http://archaeology.about.com/od/montealban/ss/Monte-Alban-Walking-Tour_4.htm
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 ...
http://ancienthistory.about.com/od/sports/ss/MayaBallGame_8.htm
Chichen Itza - Carved Stone Ring, Great Ball Court, Chichen Itza ...
This photograph is of the stone rings on the inside wall of the Great Ball Court. Several different ball games were played by various groups in similar ballcourts ...
http://archaeology.about.com/od/archaeologic7/ig/Chichen-Itza/Great-Ball-Court--Chichen-Itza.htm
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.
http://ancienthistory.about.com/od/sports/ss/MayaBallGame.htm
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