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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
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
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
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
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
Toltec Gods and Religion - Latin American History - About.com
The Ball Courts: There are at least three Ball courts at Tula. Two of them are strategically located: Ballcourt One is aligned to Pyramid B on the other side of the ...
http://latinamericanhistory.about.com/od/The-Toltec-Civilization/fl/Toltec-Gods-and-Religion.htm
Ancient Maya Architecture - Temples and Palaces
Ball courts, which were rectangular with sloped walls on either side, were prominently placed in Maya cities. Some of the more important cities had several  ...
http://latinamericanhistory.about.com/od/Maya/p/Ancient-Maya-Architecture.htm
Monte Alban's Ball Court - About Archaeology
At Monte Alban there are five separate ball courts, an aspect of the site that underlines the importance of the city at a regional level. The main ball court, located ...
http://archaeology.about.com/od/montealban/ss/Monte-Alban-Walking-Tour_4.htm
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