Web Results

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mesoamerican_ballgame

The Mesoamerican ballgame was a sport with ritual associations played since 1400 BCE by ..... The playing field of the Great Ballcourt at Chichen Itza, by far the largest, measures 96.5 meters long by 30 meters wide, while the Ceremonial Court ...

www.mexicoarcheology.com/chichen-itza-the-grand-ball-court

Chichen Itza The Grand Ball Court is by far the largest field in Mesoamerica. The inverted hoops placed in the center are carved into decorative feathers.

chichenitzaruins.org/places/great-ball-court

Chichen Itza contain no less than 13 ball courts, but the Great Ball Court is by far the most impressive. At 545 by 223 feet (166 x 68 meter) it is the largest ball ...

www.chichenitza.com/listingview.php?listingID=9

The Mayans were great sportsmen and build huge ballcourts to play all their games. The Great Ballcourt of Chichen Itza is 225 feet wide and 545 feet long ...

www.americanegypt.com/feature/cities/chichenitza/bc.htm

The Great Ballcourt, located in the northern precinct of Chichen Itza, is the largest ballcourt ever discovered in Mesoamerica. It also has the most ornate carvings, ...

chichenitzafacts.com/chichen-itza-ball-games

Ball games were played throughout Mesoamerica in pre-Columbian times. Prominent centres such as El Tajin or Chichen Itza had more than 10 courts.

www.ancient.eu/article/604

The contests even supplied candidates for human sacrifice, for the sport could, quite literally, be a game of life or death. Goal, Ball Court of Chichen Itza ...

www.ask.com/youtube?q=Chichen+Itza+Ball+Court&v=yX_dyirChQY
Dec 10, 2012 ... The Mayans cherished the number 7, and when they built the great ball court at Chichen Itza, they designed it to echo exactly 7 times ...

www.atlasobscura.com/articles/meso-american-baseball

Jan 9, 2014 ... A ball court in Mexico (photograph by Dennis Jarvis) ... The great ball court at Chichen Itza, built around 800 AD, is the largest and best ...