Ball Court in Grand Plaza, Chacchoben

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Joshua J. Mark
by Betsy Mark
published on 29 January 2019
Ball Court in Grand Plaza, Chacchoben

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. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/9967/

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Mark, Betsy. "Ball Court in Grand Plaza, Chacchoben." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified January 29, 2019. https://www.ancient.eu/image/9967/.

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Mark, Betsy. "Ball Court in Grand Plaza, Chacchoben." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 29 Jan 2019. Web. 14 Nov 2019.

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