Why did the Maya abandon their magnificent city of Chichen Itza?
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Mayan Ball Court: Science, Religion & Architecture in One
Archaeologists have found the Mayas built structures on top of the ball court at Chichen Itza to observe the equinoxes and solstices. They have determined the sun shines through slit-like openings during the winter solstice when the setting sun touches the horizon. It appears to be one of a kind and coincidentally the Chichen Itza ball court is the…