This dossier is a collection of articles, mostly from conferences presented at the symposium entitled "Life and Death in Ancient Games: Between Competition, Power and Religion," held in August 2016 and organized by the Museu de Arqueologia e Etnologia of the Universidade de São Paulo (MAE-USP), by Professor Vagner Carvalheiro Porto and Dr. Camila Diogo de Souza, in partnership with the Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP), represented by Professor Gilberto da Silva Francisco and with funding from the Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa  do Estado de São Paulo (FAPESP).

Published: 2017-12-30