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The Mesoamerican ballgame : papers presented at the International Colloquium `The Mesoamerican Ballgame 2000 BC - AD 2000' Leiden, June 30th - July 3rd, 1988 / edited by Gerard W. van Bussel, Paul L.F. van Dongen and Ted J.J. Leyenaar.

Contributor(s): Bussel, Gerard W. van | Dongen, Paul L. F. van | Leyenaar, Ted J J | Rijksmuseum voor Volkenkunde (Netherlands)
Language: English Language: Spanish Language: French Publisher: Leiden : Rijksmuseum voor Volkenkunde, 1991.Description: 300p. : ill., diagrs., maps, photos (some col.), plans, plates, tables ; 24cm.ISBN: 9071310434
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In English or Spanish or French . - Bibl.: p. 273-294. - Papers 1st. presented at the International Colloquium "The Mesoamerican Ballgame 2000 BC - AD 2000" in Leiden, June 30th July 3rd, 1988. - Contents: Ballcourts and paraphernalia in El Salvador and beyond / Wolfgang Haberland; The ballgame in the southern Pacific Coast Cotzumalhuapa region and its impact on Kaminaljuyú during the Middle Classic / Lee A. Parsons; The ballcourt at Nohmul, Belize / Norman Hammond; The socio-cultural context of the ballcourt at Nohmul, Belize / Dirk van Tuerenbout; The ballcourts of C'hacben K'ax and its neighbors: the Maya ballgame and the Late Classic colonial impulse in Southern Belize / J. Jefferson MacKinnon and Emily M. May; The ballcourt at Uxmal, Yucatan, Mexico: a summary of its chronological placement and mythic significance / Jeff Karl Kowalski; The ballgame at Chichen Itza: an integrating device of the policy in the Post-Classic / Merle Greene Robertson; Le Codex de Xalapa: mapa del juego de pelota / Eric Taladoire; Ballcout images in central Mexican native tradition pictorial manuscripts / H.B. Nicholson and Eloise Quiñones Keber; A hunting god and the Maya ballgame of Guatemala: an iconography of Maya ceremonial headdresses / Nicholas Hellmuth; A power player: The iconography of rulership and fertility on a Tlapacoya ballplayer / Douglas E. Bradley; Two ballplayer figurines in the Sainsbury collection / Ursula Jones; A stone ring "Tlachtemalacatl" from the Archaeological Museum of Xochimilco / Elizabeth Baquedano; Los juegos de pelota de El Tajín / Lydia Raesfeld; El Yugo del juego de pelota como molde para cinturones de cuero / Reina de Vries; Evolution of yugos and hachas in Central Veracruz / John F. Scott; Verbal glyph T757 as Ts'uk and its use in ballgame inscriptions / Jürgen Kremer; The Maya ballgame, as referred to in hieroglyphic writing: a short description of hieroglyphs used and some new readings / Erik Boot; Balls and openings: the Maya ballgame as an intermediary / Gerard W. van Bussel; Trophy heads, coffee bean eyes and the ballgame / Ted J. J. Leyenaar;.

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