The Ball Court Plaza Historical

The Ball Court Plaza Historical (HM1V86)

Location: , Izabal
Country: Guatemala

N 15° 16.167', W 89° 2.441'

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El juego de pelota entre los Mayas era además de un juego, un rito importante dentro de su cosmovisión, ya que la pelota representa el curso del Sol sobre el cielo en su viaje diario, así como la batalla entre el bien y el mal.Los patios para el juego de pelota se localizaban siempre en asentamientos prehispánicos, constan de dos estructuras paralelas. La pelota era el caucho. Fotografias, textos y diseño: DemopreEnglish:Court BallThe ball game bethween (sic) the Maya was also a game, an important ritual in their religion, and the ball represents the course of the sun on the sky in its daily journey, as well as the battle between good and evil. This courts for ballgames are always located in prehispanic settlements, consisting of two parallel structures. The ball used was made of rubber.
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HM NumberHM1V86
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Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 20th, 2016 at 9:01pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16P E 280848 N 1689156
Decimal Degrees15.26945000, -89.04068333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 15° 16.167', W 89° 2.441'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds15° 16' 10.02" N, 89° 2' 26.46" W
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Closest Postal AddressAt or near Unnamed Road, Izabal , GT
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