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Mesoamerican Ball Courts - Oldest Sports Arenas in the Americas
A ballcourt is a prehistoric sports arena, built throughout the Americas beginning about 1500 BC, and associated with the Mesoamerican ballgame.
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 - Archaeology
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 ...
Monte Alban's Ball Court - Archaeology - About.com
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 ...
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, ...
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 ...
Chichen Itza - Great Ball Court and the Temple of the Jaguars ...
The locations of the Chichen Itza ballcourts are set in the alignments of the windows of the Caracol's upper chamber (this is contained in Horst Hartung's book, ...
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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