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A Miniature Ceremonial Ballgame Yoke from Mexico

  • Stephan F. de Borhegyi (a1)

Abstract

A unique, miniature horseshoe-shaped stone yoke from Papantla, near Tajin in Mexico, is described and illustrated. The undoubtedly ceremonial character of this and other miniature yokes seems to strengthen the hypothesis that the larger-sized stone yokes were used primarily as p r o t e c t i v e gear by pre-Columbian ball players.

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A Miniature Ceremonial Ballgame Yoke from Mexico

  • Stephan F. de Borhegyi (a1)

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