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Playing with Power: Ballcourts and Political Ritual in Southern Mesoamerica
Current Anthropology (1996)
  • John Fox, SIT Graduate Institute
Abstract

Article exploring the use and ritual meaning of ancient ball courts found throughout Mesoamerica based on original archaeological excavations and additional historical and anthropological study.

Keywords
  • mesoamerica,
  • maya,
  • ballgame,
  • ritual
Disciplines
Publication Date
1996
Citation Information
John Fox. "Playing with Power: Ballcourts and Political Ritual in Southern Mesoamerica" Current Anthropology Vol. 37 Iss. 3 (1996)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/john_fox/2/