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Yaxchilan. Relief of ball game on step of Temple 33.
3rd-9th c Pre-Columbian: Mesoamerican Mayan (Classic) Architecture

MAYAN Anonymous (active Classic/ Post Classic c. 200 - 1520)
3rd-9th c
Mayan (Classic)
Chiapas. Mexico.

Clearing the steps of Temple 33 in 1974, archaeologists found that they were carved in a series of ballgame scenes, showing Bird Jaguar III with several of his illustrious captives bound into the form of the large ball used in the ballgame sacrifice ritual.

Caption: MAYA | Relief of ball game on step of Temple 33. | 200-900 | Pre-Columbian: Mesoamerican | Maya Classic

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