Mayan Ballcourt Images
Copan, Honduras

Mayan Ballcourt area
Overview of Mayan ballcourt area
Mayan ballcourt right flank
Right flank of court (note the human figure at far left)
elite living quarters
Living quarters of Mayan elite (Mayan aristocrats, as opposed to commoners, lived within the perimeter of the city)
granite skull blocks
Hand-carved granite skull-blocks: symbols of death/sacrifice an integral part of Mayan architectural design