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MawM0153-180.jp2
Standing figure represe...
MawM0153
Title
Standing figure representing a ballplayer.
Description
During the Mesoamerican ballgame, ballplayers wore special equipment to protect themselves from injury and to help deflect and hit the ball. A rubber ball could be hit with a force that could easily maim or kill a player.
Subject
[Ceramic sculpture--Belize, Maya sculpture--Belize, Maya art--Belize, Mayas--Antiquities, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 600 and 800
MawM0153-270.jp2
Standing figure represe...
MawM0153
Title
Standing figure representing a ballplayer.
Description
During the Mesoamerican ballgame, ballplayers wore special equipment to protect themselves from injury and to help deflect and hit the ball. A rubber ball could be hit with a force that could easily maim or kill a player.
Subject
[Ceramic sculpture--Belize, Maya sculpture--Belize, Maya art--Belize, Mayas--Antiquities, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 600 and 800
MawM0153-bot.jp2
Standing figure represe...
MawM0153
Title
Standing figure representing a ballplayer.
Description
During the Mesoamerican ballgame, ballplayers wore special equipment to protect themselves from injury and to help deflect and hit the ball. A rubber ball could be hit with a force that could easily maim or kill a player.
Subject
[Ceramic sculpture--Belize, Maya sculpture--Belize, Maya art--Belize, Mayas--Antiquities, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 600 and 800
MawM0153-top.jp2
Standing figure represe...
MawM0153
Title
Standing figure representing a ballplayer.
Description
During the Mesoamerican ballgame, ballplayers wore special equipment to protect themselves from injury and to help deflect and hit the ball. A rubber ball could be hit with a force that could easily maim or kill a player.
Subject
[Ceramic sculpture--Belize, Maya sculpture--Belize, Maya art--Belize, Mayas--Antiquities, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 600 and 800
MawM0153-000.jp2
Standing figure represe...
MawM0153
Title
Standing figure representing a ballplayer.
Description
During the Mesoamerican ballgame, ballplayers wore special equipment to protect themselves from injury and to help deflect and hit the ball. A rubber ball could be hit with a force that could easily maim or kill a player.
Subject
[Ceramic sculpture--Belize, Maya sculpture--Belize, Maya art--Belize, Mayas--Antiquities, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 600 and 800
MawM0153-090.jp2
Standing figure represe...
MawM0153
Title
Standing figure representing a ballplayer.
Description
During the Mesoamerican ballgame, ballplayers wore special equipment to protect themselves from injury and to help deflect and hit the ball. A rubber ball could be hit with a force that could easily maim or kill a player.
Subject
[Ceramic sculpture--Belize, Maya sculpture--Belize, Maya art--Belize, Mayas--Antiquities, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 600 and 800
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