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The Juego De Pelota ( Ball Court ) At The Ancient City Of Chicheìn Itzaì O ...

The Juego De Pelota ( Ball Court ) At The Ancient City Of Chicheìn Itzaì O ...

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File name: Chichen Itza 09.jpg
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Description: the juego de pelota ( ball court ) at the ancient city of chicheìn itzaì on the yucatan peninsula of mexico is surrounded by sloping walls , vertical on the inside but tilted from top to bottom on the outside . each of the northern , southern and eastern sides support temples which were probably used for rituals on the days when the sacred games were played . . serpents , jaguars & eagles all had important meanings to the society living here 1 , 000 years ago .

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