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IMAGE 36/79, ID# 9260
Pelota playing field at the Monte Alban archeological site near Oaxaca
Pelota playing field at the Monte Alban archeological site near Oaxaca
The ´juego de la pelota´ is a Mesoamerican ballgame which was played since 1400 BCE. The sport is believed to also have served a ritual purpose.
Keywords: Zapoteco-azteco civilisation pre-columbian pre-hispanic native American ruins sport game play archeology anthropology Pelota playing field Monte Alban archeological site Oaxaca America Mexico
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Album name:Pre-hispanic cities and sites
Continent:America
Country:Mexico
Location:Monte Alban
Date added:21 Sep, 2012
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