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Ball game field

In Xochicalco there were three ritual ball game fields. The ring seen in the center was originally placed high on the wall. A ball made of compact rubber was supposed to be introduced through it. The players were only allowed to touch the ball with the ellbows, hips, and backside.

 

© Photo: Haupt & Binder

Xochicalco

The most important center in Central Mexico, between 700 - 900 A.D. Its name means "in the house of the flowers".


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