Burial-mounds sentence examples

  • Settlements belonging to the Stone age, and manufactories of stone implements, burial-grounds of the Bronze epoch, earthen forts and burial-mounds (kurgans) - of this last four different types are known, the earliest belonging to the Bronze period - are superposed, rendering the task of unravelling their several relations one of great difficulty.

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  • Knowledge of Neolithic times is derived principally from four sources, Tumuli or ancient burial-mounds, the Lake-dwellings of Switzerland, the Kitchenmiddens of Denmark and the Bone-Caves.

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  • In the vicinity are a great number of prehistoric kurgans or burial-mounds.

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  • Mortimer, Forty Years' Researches in Burial Mounds of East Yorkshire (London, 1905); J.

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  • The notion that ancient burial mounds were liable to be inhabited by dragons was common in the Germanic world: there is perhaps a trace of it in the Derbyshire place-name Drakelow, which means " dragon's barrow."

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  • Ruins of the old walls and towers still survive, as well as numerous kurgans or burial-mounds, with inscriptions, some in Arabic (1222-1341), others in Armenian (years 557, 984 and 986), and yet others in Turkic. Upon being opened these tombs were found to contain weapons, implements, utensils, and silver and copper coins, bearing inscriptions, 1 Letters and Papers, x.

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  • dyke Butser Hill, south of Petersfield, an Iron Age site reveals three defensive dikes, lynchets, burial mounds and ancient trackways.

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  • They were to be met with in grassy hillocks, the ancient burial mounds of that people.

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  • Its central theme is that of the mystical landscape of megaliths, burial mounds and Celtic legend.

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  • The Norse first settled in the fertile lowlands, where a few burial mounds remain.

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  • sarcophagus to Arabic News reports, in 2002 the SCA excavated several burial mounds and found sarcophagi (date not indicated ).

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  • Gowland, "The Dolmens and Burial Mounds in Japan," in Archaeologia, vol.

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  • According to Arabic News reports, in 2002 the SCA excavated several burial mounds and found sarcophagi (date not indicated).

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