Mayan ball game - Mesoamerica
Two young Mayans playing the ball game


My name is Martin Amok, I live in Campeche, Mexico. I'm a designer and draftsman.

The ball game is currently played in North and Central America as a way to respect the Mayan origins. The game was part of a ritual, you can only use the legs, the hips and, in some cases, the head and a kind of cane, to hit a rubber ball that had a put in a stone ring on a wall. The elements of the game represented day and night; life and death.

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