The Ball Court Temple at Chichen Itza

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Joshua J. Mark
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published on 06 July 2012
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This small building sits high above the great Ball Court at Chichen Itza and has been identified as a temple from which the priests and royalty would watch the game of Pok-a-Tok played below them.

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Joshua J. Mark
Joshua J. Mark is World History Encyclopedia's co-founder and Content Director. He was previously a professor at Marist College (NY) where he taught history, philosophy, literature, and writing. He has traveled extensively and lived in Greece and Germany.

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Mark, J. J. (2012, July 06). The Ball Court Temple at Chichen Itza. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/744/the-ball-court-temple-at-chichen-itza/

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Mark, Joshua J.. "The Ball Court Temple at Chichen Itza." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified July 06, 2012. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/744/the-ball-court-temple-at-chichen-itza/.

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