The Precolumbian ballgame, played on a masonry court, has long intrigued scholars because of the magnificence of its archaeological remains. From its lowland Maya origins it spread throughout the Aztec empire, where the game was so popular that sixteen thousand rubber balls were imported annually into Tenochtitlan. It endured for two thousand years, spreading as far as to what is now southern Arizona. This new collection of essays brings together research from field archaeology, mythology, and Maya hieroglyphic studies to ...

The Mesoamerican Ballgame 1993, University of Arizona Press

ISBN-13: 9780816513604

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The Mesoamerican Ballgame 1991, University of Arizona Press

ISBN-13: 9780816511808

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