They moved like pinwheels around the mound of souls in the center of the lake.
Before the sun was fully on the horizon, he pushed the last armful of dirt into place over the low mound and sat back.
It consists, as we see it to-day, of two distinct frontier works, one, known as the Pfahlgraben, is an earthen mound and ditch, best seen in the neighbourhood of the Saalburg but once extending from the Rhine southwards into southern Germany.
Among some tribes a circular grave was dug and the body placed in it with its face towards the east, and a high mound covered with bark or thatch raised over it.
The site of Samaria is an enormous mound of accumulation, one of the largest in Palestine.
The walls can be traced almost all round the town: at the end of the mound opposite the modern village are the dilapidated ruins of a large gate.
Bubastis, capital of the 19th nome of Lower Egypt, is now represented by a great mound of ruins called Tell Basta, near Zagazig, including the site of a large temple (described by Herodotus) strewn with blocks of granite.
Road, which agrees with the generally received identification, Tell el-Ilesi, an important mound excavated for the Palestine Exploration Fund by Petrie and Bliss, 1890-1893.
An embankment-bank, or fill, is the reverse of a cutting, being an artificial mound of earth on which the railway is taken across depressions in the surface of the ground.
On the north of the Tsze-kin ch'eng, and separated from it by a moat, is an artificial mound known as the King shan, or "Prospect Hill."
It consists of a high mound surrounded by a moat, and is said to have been erected by Hengest.
After this they raised a great mound, striving to make it as high as possible.
There is an ancient Indian mound here.
This points to the mound of debris called Tell-el-Jezari near the village of Abu Shusheh.
At last those mounted men rode away from the mound and disappeared.