Animated GIF of a QuickTime VR object


This is potentially the first animated GIF QTVR object movie of an ancient Maya artifact broadcast on the Internet. The figurine shows a Maya ballplayer with the special padding to keep the hard ball from injuring or killing the athelete.



Maya ballplayer figurine, fired clay, Late Classic, A.D. 600-700, about 3 inches tall.

Photographed with the permission of the Museo Popol Vuh, Universidad Francisco Marroquin, Guatemala City. Photographed with a KAIDAN Magellan 1000 Object Rig.




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