The object of Tlachtli is to put a ball through a hoop made of stone at one end of a court, only touching the ball with your knees, elbows or hips. The ball is roughly the size of a bowling ball, weighs about five pounds, and is made of natural rubber.
Rattle depicting a goddess A. Late Classic Maya The figurine presents a high-class woman, as denoted by her fine jade jewelry and fashionable, stepped-bang hairdo. She is framed by war serpents that likely constitute a portal, possible one.