Retrieve the 7th BALL from the hallway. Have Lara stand on the retracted column on the left. Totec can then roll the ball onto the round pad to raise both retracted columns. Then use Lara's grapple to pull him up onto the column with her.
Release Totec and grapple the golden ring on the other column. Now Totec can tightrope walk across to the middle of the cable and jump onto the column with the 6th LARGE BALL. Roll it off the edge and then drop down.
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Instead of bothering with the 7th ball, have Totec stand on the retracted column on the left and throw a series of spears into the tall column as Lara raises the column beneath him by standing on the round pad.
Then Lara can climb the spears to reach the 6th ball.
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