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The Ball Courts of Yucatan: The Great Game of Creation

Ball Courts at Chichen Itza

Like many ancient spiritual cultures, the Toltec and the Maya erected stone monuments that echoed their interpretation of the universe. One of the many unique features to be found in Yucatan temple cities are the so-called ball courts where, according to orthodox view, warriors played a gruesome game with the severed heads of defeated enemies.… Continue reading