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Arizona Archaeological Society – Northern Chapter

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Arizona Archaeological Society – Northern Chapter

928-536-3307| https://azarchsoc.wildapricot.org/NorthernArizona

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February 2018

The Ancient Hohokam Ballgame of Arizona – Flagstaff

February 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Peaks – Senior Living Community, 3150 North Winding Brook Road
Flagstaff, AZ 86001 United States
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The ancient Hohokam culture of Arizona constructed at least 200 ball courts more than 800 years ago. These oval depressions were likely used to play a ball game that originated in southern Mexico, where the game was played with a rubber ball and had a very important role in reenacting the creation of humans in this world. This presentation will describe the recorded Hohokam ball courts located within Hohokam villages scattered throughout Arizona, summarize what archaeologists propose they were used…

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