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Ballcourts - Prehistoric 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.
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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 ... Archaeological evidence of ancient sports in the Americas include the ballcourt, a structure built to play ball beginning 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
The Marshalltown Ball Court Mystery - A Mayan Ball Court in Iowa?
During an archaeological survey in Iowa, a Mayanist discusses what Mayan ball courts are all about.
http://archaeology.about.com/od/greatplains/a/mw_ballcourt_2.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
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
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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