Ball Courts

Some articles on ball courts:

Tibes Indigenous Ceremonial Center - Physical Appearance
... carefully laid out stone constructions traditionally referred to as ball courts ... A total of seven ball courts and a quadrangular plaza are distributed throughout the site ... Five of the ball courts are rectangular, consisting of two parallel lines of flat stones and open at both ends ...
Mesoamerican Architecture - Urban Planning and Cosmovision - The Ball Court
... between the underworld and the world of the living, and many ball courts are found in the mid-part of the city functioning as a connection between the northern and southern ... All but the earliest ball courts are masonry structures ... Over 1300 ball courts have been identified, and although there is a tremendous variation in size, they all have the same general shape a long narrow ...
Caguana Ceremonial Ball Courts Site
... The Caguana Ceremonial Ball Courts Site in barrio Caguana, Utuado, Puerto Rico, is considered one of the most important archeological sites in the West Indies ... Approximately 30 ball courts (bateyes) have been identified and many have been restored to their original state ... believed, by the TaĆ­nos, to be the home of their gods and the reason they built the ball courts in that area ...

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    And about her courts were seen
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