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Ball Court in Grand Plaza, Chacchoben

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Joshua J. Mark
by Betsy Mark
published on 29 January 2019
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Probable location of the ball court in Grand Plaza of Maya city of Chacchoben, c. 700 CE. The Mesoamerican ball game of Poc-a-toc had religious significance and was considered so important that those who died playing it went instantly to paradise.

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Mark, B. (2019, January 29). Ball Court in Grand Plaza, Chacchoben. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/9967/ball-court-in-grand-plaza-chacchoben/

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Mark, Betsy. "Ball Court in Grand Plaza, Chacchoben." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified January 29, 2019. https://www.ancient.eu/image/9967/ball-court-in-grand-plaza-chacchoben/.

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Mark, Betsy. "Ball Court in Grand Plaza, Chacchoben." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 29 Jan 2019. Web. 12 Apr 2021.

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