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Mesoamerican Ballgames and their Victims — Dumbarton Oaks

Mesoamerican Ballgames and their Victims — Dumbarton Oaks | Mesoamerican Ballgame | Scoop.it
Claude-François Baudez, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (C.N.R.S.), Fellow 2006/07
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This article was written by Claude-Francois Baudes, and was published by "Centre National de la Recherche." The article focuses on the way the ballgame was played. It also focuses on the relationship between the ritual aspect and the ballgame.

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Early evidence of the ballgame in Oaxaca, Mexico

Early evidence of the ballgame in Oaxaca, Mexico | Mesoamerican Ballgame | Scoop.it
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This source was written by Professor Jeffery P. Blomster, whom is a anthropological archaeologist in the department of anthropology at the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences. It was published online by the "Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America" before it was published via print. This source provides information on early evidence of the mesoamerican ballgame found in Oxaca, Mexico.

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Extreme Sport - Archaeology Magazine Archive

Extreme Sport - Archaeology Magazine Archive | Mesoamerican Ballgame | Scoop.it
Once the game of Maya kings and Aztec warriors, ulama lives on in the dusty playing fields of western Mexico. [abstract]
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This magazine article was written by Colleen P. Popson. It was published by the Archaeology Institute of American, and was published in "Archaeology Magazine." It provides light information on the history of the mesoamerican ballgame. It provides more information on how the ballgame is still played in some small populations today and how it is an important aspect of the peoples history who play it.

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The Ball Game of Mesoamerica

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The sport known simply as the Ball Game was popular across Mesoamerica and played by all the major civilizations from the Olmecs to the Aztecs. The impressive stone courts became a staple feature of...
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This article was written by Mark Cartwright and published by "The Ancient History Encyclopedia." It provides information on the supposed origins of the mesoamerican ballgame. It also provides details of the importance of the game and the ball court. It also provides an explanation of the rules of the game, and the status and roles of the players involved in the game.

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