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ID: 300007324
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300007324

 

Record Type: concept
ball courts (Mesoamerican courts) (courts (built works), recreation structures, ... Built Environment (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Playing areas and associated viewing platforms of the ancient Mesoamerican ritual ball game. The court was shaped like a capital I with serifs and oriented north–south or east–west; it represented the heavens. Players, wearing heavy padding, used elbows, knees, and hips to knock a solid rubber ball into the opponent’s end of the court.
 
Terms:
ball courts (Mesoamerican courts) (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,PN)
ball courts (Mesoamerican courts) (Dutch-P,D,U,U)
ball court (Mesoamerican court) (C,U,English,AD,U,SN)
ball court (Mesoamerican court) (Dutch,AD,U,U)
tlachtli-courts (C,U,English,UF,U,U)
pok-ta-poks (ball courts) (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
tlachtlis (ball courts) (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
tlatchlis (ball courts) (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
courts, ball (Mesoamerican courts) (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
pistas para jugar a la pelota (C,U,Spanish-P,D,U,PN)
pista para jugar a la pelota (C,U,Spanish,AD,U,SN)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  V.RK

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Objects Facet
Objects Facet
Hierarchy of Built Environment (hierarchy name)
.... Built Environment (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of Single Built Works (hierarchy name)
........ Single Built Works (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of single built works (built environment)
............ single built works (built environment) (G)
Hierarchy of <single built works by specific type>
................ <single built works by specific type> (G)
Hierarchy of <single built works by function>
.................... <single built works by function> (G)
Hierarchy of recreation structures
........................ recreation structures (G)
Hierarchy of courts (built works)
............................ courts (built works) (G)
Hierarchy of ball courts (Mesoamerican courts)
................................ ball courts (Mesoamerican courts) (G)

Additional Notes:
Dutch ..... Wordt alleen gebruikt voor de meestal I-vormige speelvelden en aanverwante toeschouwerspodia van het oude Midden-Amerikaanse rituele balspel. 
Spanish ..... Úsese únicamente para designar el área de juego generalmente en forma de I, y asociada a plataformas panorámicas de los juegos de pelota rituales de la antigua Mesopotamia. 

Related concepts:
context for ....  ollama (Mesoamerican game)
....................  (ball games (general, games), games, ... Physical and Mental Activities (hierarchy name)) [300417671]
locus/setting for ....  hachas (visual work)
................................  (<sculpture by function>, sculpture (visual works), ... Visual and Verbal Communication (hierarchy name)) [300264867]

Sources and Contributors:
ball court (Mesoamerican court)............  [RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
.....................................................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
.....................................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
ball courts (Mesoamerican courts)............  [RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred, VP]
........................................................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
........................................................  Adams, Prehistoric Mesoamerica (1977) IND
........................................................  Avery Index (1963-)
........................................................  Fletcher, History of Architecture (1975) 175
........................................................  Muser, Facts and Artifacts of Ancient Middle America (1978) 12
........................................................  Wauchope, Handbook of Middle American Indians (1964-1976) Vol. 3, IND
courts, ball (Mesoamerican courts)............  [VP]
...........................................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
pista para jugar a la pelota............  [CDBP-SNPC Preferred]
...............................................  TAA database (2000-)
pistas para jugar a la pelota............  [CDBP-SNPC]
..................................................  Comité, Plural del término en singular
pok-ta-poks (ball courts)............  [VP]
............................................  Muser, Facts and Artifacts of Ancient Middle America (1978) 12
tlachtli-courts............  [VP Preferred]
.............................  Oxford English Dictionary Online (2002-)
tlachtlis (ball courts)............  [VP]
.........................................  Avery Index (1963-)
.........................................  Muser, Facts and Artifacts of Ancient Middle America (1978) 12
.........................................  Webster's Third New International Dictionary (1961)
tlatchlis (ball courts)............  [VP]
.........................................  Whitehouse, Facts on File Dictionary of Archaeology (1983) 47
 
Subject: .....  [CDBP-SNPC, RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
............  AAT-Ned (1994-)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Adams, Prehistoric Mesoamerica (1977)
.......... Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)
.......... Legacy AAT data
Dutch .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......... AAT-Ned (1994-)
Spanish .......... [CDBP-SNPC]
.......... TAA database (2000-)

 

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