Goal, Ball Court of Chichen Itza

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Mark Cartwright
by KÃ¥re Thor Olsen
published on 15 September 2013
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One of the goals of the ball court at the Maya-Toltec city of Chichen Itza. The objective of the ball game, popular across Mesoamerica, was to strike a rubber ball through the hoop using any part of the body except the hands.

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Olsen, K. T. (2013, September 15). Goal, Ball Court of Chichen Itza. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/1427/goal-ball-court-of-chichen-itza/

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Olsen, KÃ¥re Thor. "Goal, Ball Court of Chichen Itza." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified September 15, 2013. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/1427/goal-ball-court-of-chichen-itza/.

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Olsen, KÃ¥re Thor. "Goal, Ball Court of Chichen Itza." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 15 Sep 2013. Web. 22 Oct 2021.