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  • noun Plural form of ballcourt.

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Examples

  • Named the Reverend Edmund P. Joyce Collection of Ritual Ball Game Sculpture, after an administrator of athletics at Notre Dame for several decades, the collection is augmented by a computerized viewing system that enables visitors to take a "virtual walk" through ruins of ballcourts, to view exhibits from different angles and to watch movie clips of the game as it is played in Mexico today.

    Did You Know? The oldest ballgame in the Americas

  • Many archaeological sites in Mexico boast the ruins of one or more ballcourts where the game was played and hundreds of representations are known in Pre-Columbian art of ballgame players with their characteristic protective gear, some dating as far back as 1500 B.C.

    Did You Know? The oldest ballgame in the Americas

  • In addition to the many ballcourts in Mexico and the associated objects, which can be seen in museums like the National Anthropology Museum in Mexico City, there is also a good collection of ballgame sculptures at the Snite Museum of the University of Notre Dame in Indiana, U.S..

    Did You Know? The oldest ballgame in the Americas

  • Many archaeological sites in Mexico boast the ruins of one or more ballcourts where the game was played and hundreds of representations are known in Pre-Columbian art of ballgame players with their characteristic protective gear, some dating as far back as 1500 B.C.

    Did You Know? The oldest ballgame in the Americas

  • Named the Reverend Edmund P. Joyce Collection of Ritual Ball Game Sculpture, after an administrator of athletics at Notre Dame for several decades, the collection is augmented by a computerized viewing system that enables visitors to take a "virtual walk" through ruins of ballcourts, to view exhibits from different angles and to watch movie clips of the game as it is played in Mexico today.

    Did You Know? The oldest ballgame in the Americas

  • In addition to the many ballcourts in Mexico and the associated objects, which can be seen in museums like the National Anthropology Museum in Mexico City, there is also a good collection of ballgame sculptures at the Snite Museum of the University of Notre Dame in Indiana, U.S..

    Did You Know? The oldest ballgame in the Americas

  • From Mesoamerica, Paquimé had ballcourts, like the Aztecs and the Maya.

    Paquime - Casas Grandes, Chihuahua

  • The ballcourts were, however, relatively small compared to those found at Teotihuacán or Chichén-Itzá, or other major sites.

    Paquime - Casas Grandes, Chihuahua

  • From Mesoamerica, Paquimé had ballcourts, like the Aztecs and the Maya.

    Paquime - Casas Grandes, Chihuahua

  • The ballcourts were, however, relatively small compared to those found at Teotihuacán or Chichén-Itzá, or other major sites.

    Paquime - Casas Grandes, Chihuahua

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