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  • Dean returned to the job of moving the mounds of white.

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  • Karaburshlu, Arbistan, Gerchin, Sinjerli; mounds about the head-waters of the Kara Su.

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  • Karaburshlu, Arbistan, Gerchin, Sinjerli; mounds about the head-waters of the Kara Su.

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  • To the north of the walls the site of old Herat was indicated by a vast mass of debris - mounds of bricks and pottery intersected by a network of shallow trenches, where the only semblance of a protective wall was the irregular line of the Tal-i-Bangi.

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  • These hills, however, are mere mounds of from 20 to 40 ft.

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  • above the sea in this district, never above 70, and are generally treeless except for marginal timber along the sluggish, meandering streams. One of their peculiar features - the sandy circular " mounds," 2 to 10 ft.

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  • She was floating on a cloud, gazing languidly down at mounds and valleys of white sand.

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  • Imposing columns and pillars of ice were visible everywhere—massive icicles and mounds, built up from the spraying water tapped from the piping that paralleled the penstock.

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  • Mounds of bones marked his road, witnesses of devastations which other historians record in detail; Christian prisoners, from Germany, he found in the heart of "Tartary" (at Talas); the ceremony of passing between two fires he was compelled to observe, as a bringer of gifts to a dead khan, gifts which were of course treated by the Mongols as evidence of submission.

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  • At present fragments of the walls exist here and there, with the great ditch about them, while elsewhere a line of mounds marks their course.

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  • The mounds, probably Hittite, in N.

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  • The series of mounds is now called Bin Tepe (Thousand Mounds).

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  • in circuit, but much of the enclosed space is occupied by gardens, mounds of refuse, and ruins.

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  • Sakchegeuzu (Sakcheguzu), a site with several mounds between Sinjerli and Aintab; series of reliefs, once wall-dados, now in Berlin and Constantinople.

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  • The ruin mounds covering the ancient site, while extensive, are insignificant in appearance and give no indications of the existence of important buildings.

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  • East of the Rocky Mountains (Washington, 1891), and his Report on the Mound Explorations of the Bureau of Ethnology in the 12th Report (1894) of that Bureau, supplementing his earlier bulletins, Problem of the Ohio Mounds and the Circular, Square and Octagonal Earthworks of Ohio (1889); and W.

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  • The villages are built on artificial mounds of earth, so as to raise them above the flood-level.

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  • BISMYA, a group of ruin mounds, about 1 m.

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  • Abruptly the scratching sound of the crampons beneath his feet told him he'd reached the first mounds of solid ice.

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  • MEMPHIS, the capital of Egypt through most of its early history, now represented by the rubbish mounds at Bedreshen on the W.

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  • MEMPHIS, the capital of Egypt through most of its early history, now represented by the rubbish mounds at Bedreshen on the W.

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  • Rough sculptures, too, were found, and two large square mounds formed of loose stones, and yet perfect parallelograms in outline, placed due east and west.

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  • The terremare (so named from the marly soil of which they are composed) appear as mounds, sometimes of very considerable extent, which when dug into disclose the remains and relic beds of the ancient settlements.

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  • Eastward of the present city, amongst the mounds and ruins of the old town, in a dilapidated chamber adjoining a bluedomed building over the grave of an imamzadeh, is the tomb of the astronomer-poet Omar Khayyam, an unsightly heap of plaster without inscription, and probably fictitious.

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  • The exiles dwelt at Tell-abib (" Hill of the flood "), one of the mounds or ruins made by the great floods that devastated the country,1 near the " river " Chebar (Kebar), probably a large canal not far south of the city of Babylon.

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  • Great Luristan was an independent state under the Fazlevieh atabegs from 1160 until 1424, and its capital was Idaj, now represented by mounds and ruins at Malamir 60 m.

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  • High mounds, pyramids heaped in fantastic shapes, and impenetrable drifts lay scattered in every direction.

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  • Before he had found a stock in all respects suitable the city of Kouroo was a hoary ruin, and he sat on one of its mounds to peel the stick.

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  • Besides the crusader and other remains in the village itself, the surrounding country possesses many tells (mounds) covering the sites of ancient cities.

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  • Bent (Southern Arabia, pp. 24 ff.) explored one of several mounds in Bahrein.

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  • Bent (Southern Arabia, pp. 24 ff.) explored one of several mounds in Bahrein.

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  • There are several ancient mounds in the vicinity.

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  • The mounds were probably formed by some gentle eruptive action like that exhibited in the " mud hills " along the Mississippi below New Orleans; but no explanation is generally accepted.

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  • A narrow tract of land along the coast of the Caspian, known as the "hillocks of Baer," is covered with hillocks elongated from west to east, perpendicularly to the coast-line, the spaces between them being filled with water or overgrown with thickets of reed, Salix, Ulmus campestris, almond trees, &c. An archipelago of little islands is thus formed close to the shore by these mounds, which are backed on the N.

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  • and forming mounds penetrated by numerous burrows.

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  • The interior of the building has been completely cleared: from the outside, however, its imposing effect is quite lost, owing to the mounds of rubbish amongst which it is sunk.

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  • The archaeologist recovers his specimens from waste places, cave deposits, abandoned villages, caches, shell-heaps, refuse-heaps, enclosures, mounds, hut rings, earthworks, garden beds, quarries� and workshops, petroglyphs, trails, graves and cemeteries, cliff and cavate dwellings, ancient pueblos, ruined stone dwellings, forts and temples, canals or reservoirs.

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  • Algonquin-Iroquois Canada, thanks to the Geological Survey and the Department of Education in Ontario, has revealed old Indian camps, mounds and earthworks along the northern drainage of Lakes Erie and Ontario, and pottery in a curved line from Montreal to Lake of the Woods.

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  • The forms of these are earth-heaps, conical mounds, walls of earth,, rectangular pyramids and effigies (Putnam).

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  • The Terpen of Holland appear as mounds somewhat similar to those of the terremare, and were also pile structures, on low or marshy lands subject to inundations from the sea.

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  • No ruins are visible, the mounds of the old city being for the most part hidden under modern buildings; but the slopes of the limestone hills behind it are pierced with an infinity of rock-cut tombs, some of which were large and decorated with sculptures, paintings and long inscriptions.

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  • The ruin mounds of Nimrud consist of an oblong enclosure, formed by the walls of the ancient city, of which fifty-eight towers have been traced on the N.

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  • of Palo is a row of large mounds called I Monteroni, which belong to tombs of the Etruscan cemetery.

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  • The whole district of Casas Grandes is further studded with artificial mounds, from which are excavated from time to time large numbers of stone axes, metates or corn-grinders, and earthern vessels of various kinds.

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  • A mile south are the green mounds marking the site of the abbey of Saulseat, founded for Premonstratensian monks by Fergus, "king" of Galloway, early in the 12th century.

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  • About a mile east of the village is a small piece of moorland called the Bossenno, from the bocenieu or mounds with which it is covered; and here, in 1874, the explorations of James Miln, a Scottish antiquary, brought to light the remains of a Gallo-Roman town.

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  • The country was thickly studded with towns, the sites of which are still represented by mounds, though the identification of most of them is still doubtful.

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  • Kolitolu Yaila, near Ilghin; block inscribed in relief, disinterred from mounds apparently marking a camp or palace-enclosure.

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  • A sculptured portico has come to light in the smallest of the five mounds, and much pottery, with incised and painted decoration, has been recovered.

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  • and large mounds, explored in 1902 by Oppenheim.

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  • Arslan Tepe (Ordasu), Arbistan, Marash (above the modern town and near the springs), Beikeui, mounds, doubtless covering structures, may be seen, and sculptured slabs have been recovered.

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  • from the university of Oxford, Layard returned to Constantinople as attache to the British embassy, and, in August 1849, started on a second expedition, in the course of which he extended his investigations to the ruins of Babylon and the mounds of southern Mesopotamia.

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  • Within the town - ship are mounds and earthworks which Professor E.

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  • The necropolis of the old Lydian city, a vast series of mounds, some of enormous size, lies on the north side of the Hermus, 4 or 5 m.

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  • It is represented by a rather low, long line of ruin mounds, along the dry bed of an ancient canal, some 3 m.

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  • The principal excavations were made in two larger mounds, one of which proved to be the site of the temple, E-Ninnu, the shrine of the patron god of Lagash, Nin-girsu or Ninib.

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  • thupa; Sanskrit, stupa), that is, memorial mounds, standing on the level top of a small sandstone hill about 300 ft.

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  • of Palo is a row of large mounds called I Monteroni, which belong to tombs of the Etruscan cemetery.

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  • Excavations in the mounds of Balawat, called Imgur-Bel by the Assyrians, 15 m.

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  • Banks, proved that these mounds covered the site of the ancient city of Adab (Ud-Nun), hitherto known only from a brief mention of its name in the introduction to the Khammurabi code (c. 2250 B.C.).

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  • The region is to-day covered with ruins and ruin mounds.

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  • Emirghazi (anc. Ardistama ?); three inscriptions in relief (two on altars) and large mounds.

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  • in breadth, the surface of the plain, strewn over its whole extent with pieces of pottery and crumbling bricks, and also broken here and there by earthen mounds and ruined walls, the debris of palatial structures which at one time were the glory and wonder of the East.

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  • Open spaces of great extent are numerous within the walls, but for the most part they are defaced by mounds of rubbish and putrid refuse.

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  • The cemetery of the ancient town was found on two low mounds to the north, but was mostly of Ptolemaic date.

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  • The name of Nineveh (Syriac Ninwe; Arabic Ninawa, Nunawa) continued, even in the middle ages, to be applied to a site opposite Mosul on the east bank of the Tigris, where huge mounds and the traces of an ancient city wall bore witness of former greatness.

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  • In certain districts the subglacial till was not spread out in a smooth plain, but accumulated in elliptical mounds, 100 or 200 ft.

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  • Eday (596) contains several specimens of weems, mounds and standing stones.

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  • The original inhabitants were Picts, evidence of whose occupation still exists in numerous weems or underground houses, chambered mounds, barrows or burial mounds, brochs or round towers, and stone circles and standing stones.

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  • west of Santa Fe, are many prehistoric cave, cliff and communal dwellings, and near the city are several prehistoric mounds.

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  • regular and continuous mounds that resemble ramparts.

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  • The country is covered with countless mounds (tells), each of which marks the site of a town.

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  • The ancient walls are now covered up beneath green mounds of rubbish.

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  • The silicious matter has also built up around the springs and geysers cones or mounds of considerable size and great beauty of form.

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  • There are extensive ruins on flat ground, consisting of mounds and foundations.

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  • ASSUR, the primitive capital of Assyria, now represented by the mounds of Kaleh Sherghat (Qal'at Shergat) on the west bank of the Tigris, nearly midway between the Upper and Lower Zab.

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  • The other buildings in Old Cairo, or among the mounds of rubbish which adjoin it, include several fort-like dens or convents.

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  • The Delta is a level plain, richly cultivated, and varied alone by the lofty dark-brown mounds of ancient cities, and the villages set in groves of palm-trees, standing on mounds often, if not always, ancient.

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  • In Lower Egypt the cities built of crude brick were very numerous, especially after the 7th century B.C., but owing to the value of stone very few of their monuments have escaped destruction: even the mounds of rubbish which marked their sites furnish a valuable manure for the fields and in consequence are rapidly disappearing.

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  • In the north of the Delta wherever salt marshes have prevented cultivation in modern times, the mounds, such as those of Pelusium, still stand to their full height, and the more important are covered with ruins of brick structures of Byzantine and Arab date.

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  • The custom of constructing barrows or mounds of stone or earth over the remains of the dead was a characteristic feature of the sepulchral systems of primitive times.

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  • In these mounds cremation appears more frequently than inhumation; and both are accompanied by implements, weapons and ornaments of stone and bone.

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  • The pottery accompanying the remains is often elaborately ornamented, and the mound builders were evidently possessed of a higher development of taste and skill than is evinced by any of the modern aboriginal races, by whom the mounds and their contents are regarded as utterly mysterious.

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

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  • Immediately east of Macon are two large Indian mounds, and there is a third mound 9 m.

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  • of Armagh is Emain, Emania, or Navan Fort, with large entrenchments and mounds, the site of a royal palace of Ulster, founded by that Queen Macha who gave her name to the city.

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  • The results of researches on numerous prehistoric mounds in Thessaly were exhaustively published by A.

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  • In Macedonia during the war some finds of the same period were made by British troops on mounds in the Vardar valley, and a cemetery was opened by the Y.M.C.A.

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  • Prehistoric sites were located on the characteristic mounds of the country, and some were superficially excavated; but most finds were accidental and unrecorded, and many were dispersed and lost.

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  • Mounds north of the town mark the site of Arsinoe, earlier Crocodilopolis, where was worshipped the sacred crocodile kept in the Lake of Moeris.

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  • UR, one of the most important of the early Babylonian cities, represented to-day by the ruin mounds called Mughair (Moghair), or, more properly, Muqayyar (Mukayyar), "the pitched," or "pitch-built."

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  • With the fall of Assyria the rule of Assur also comes to an end, whereas it is significant that the cult of the gods of Babylonia - more particularly of Marduksurvives for several centuries the loss of political independence through Cyrus' capture of Babylonia in 539 B.C. The name of Assur's temple at Assur, represented by the mounds of Kaleh Sherghat, was known as E-khar-sag-gal-kur-kurra, i.e.

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  • The same society initiated the scientific exploration of the mounds of Palestine.

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  • In 1891 it excavated Tell el-Hesi (Lachish); in1896-1898the south wall of Jerusalem; in1898-1900Tell es-Safi (Gath) and some smaller mounds in the Shephelah; all under the direction of Dr F.

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  • The actual site of the old city is marked by mounds and remains of walls, and on an isolated rock in the middle of the valley are considerable ruins of what appears to have been the acropolis, now known to the people as Ghulgulah.

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  • About Girishk, on the Helmund, are extensive mounds and other traces of buildings; and the remains of several great cities exist in the plain of Seistan, as at Pulki, Peshawaran and Lakh, relics of ancient Drangiana.

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  • Among the more interesting birds may be mentioned the " mound builder " (Megapodius cumingi, Dillwyn), which buries its large eggs in the soft sand along the sea beach, or under great mounds of earth and dead leaves, often at a depth of three or more feet below the surface.

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  • It is represented by the great complex of ruin mounds known to the Arabs as Nuffar, written by the earlier explorers Niffer, divided into two main parts by the dry bed of the old Shatt-en-Nil (Arakhat).

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  • The great complex of ruin mounds lying S.W.

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  • complex, had not up to 1909 been so fully explored as the mounds to the N.E.

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  • Almost directly opposite the temple, however, a large palace was excavated, apparently of the Cossaean period, and in this neighbourhood and further southward on these mounds large numbers of inscribed tablets of various periods, including temple archives of the Cossaean and commercial archives of the Persian period, were excavated.

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  • On the upper surface of these mounds was found a considerable Jewish town, dating from about the beginning of the Arabic period onward to the 10th century A.D., in the houses of which were large numbers of incantation bowls.

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  • Its deposits have long since filled up the harbours of Miletus, and converted the islands which protected them into mounds in a swampy plain.

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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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  • of the ruin mounds of Warka (anc. Erech), near the east bank of the Shatt-en-Nil canal.

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  • Prehistoric earthworks are to be seen in the neighbourhood, several animal-shaped mounds upon the shores of Lakes Mendota, Monona and Waubesa being among the best examples.

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  • Colonel Ebenezer Brigham established himself at Blue Mounds, in the western part of Dane county, in 1827.

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  • of the present town, the first site of the burgh, is now marked by a few grassy mounds, and of the great Jedburgh forest, only the venerable oaks, the "Capon Tree" and the "King of the Woods" remain.

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  • The Antiquarian Museum contains an excellent collection, including remains from a prehistoric village of the marshes, discovered in 1892, and consisting of sixty mounds within a space of five acres.

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  • The tomb chambers are either hewn in the rock or covered by mounds.

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  • The site of the ancient city is represented by two large ruin mounds.

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  • The "finds" of stone and bronze, of bronze and iron, and even of stone and iron implements together in tumuli and sepulchral mounds, suggest that in many countries the three stages in man's progress overlapped.

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  • There is, moreover, much reason to believe that sepulchral mounds were opened from age to age and fresh interments made, and in such a practice would be found a simple explanation of the mixing of implements.

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  • Barrows and sepulchral mounds strictly of the Bronze Age are smaller and less imposing than those of the Stone Age.

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  • To the south-west of the picturesque belts of palm trees which stretch inland from the northern coast of Bahrein, is a wide space of open sandy plain filled with gigantic tumuli or earth mounds, of which the outer layers of gravel and clay have been hardened by the weather action of centuries to the consistency of conglomerate.

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  • Within these mounds are two-chambered sepulchres, built of huge slabs of limestone, several of which have been opened and examined by Durand, Bent and others, and found to contain relics of undoubted Phoenician design.

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  • Scattered here and there throughout the islands are isolated mounds, or smaller groups, all of which are of the same appearance, and probably of similar origin.

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  • they did not raise mounds over their graves in antiquity."

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  • A little in front of the tomb, on the left and right, are smaller mounds over the graves of his son and grandson, from the latter of whom we have the remarkable treatise called The Doctrine of the Mean.

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  • These new structures also consist of rubble mounds.

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  • The mounds of ruins on the road to Mazar-iSharif probably represent the site of a city yet older than those on which stands the modern Balkh.

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  • Towards the north-west the country is very marshy and nothing is to be seen for miles but tracts of unreclaimed swamps and rice lands, with a few huts scattered here and there and raised on mounds of earth.

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  • Archaeologically Kerch is of particular interest, the kurgans or sepulchral mounds of the town and vicinity having yielded a rich variety of the most beautiful works of art.

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  • Cromwell in his Scottish campaign built the Citadel in 1650 and the mounds on the links, known as "Giant's Brae" and "Lady Fife's Brae," were thrown up by the Protector as batteries.

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  • Of the prehistoric inhabitants of Indiana little is known, but extensive remains in the form of mounds and fortifications abound in every part of the state, being particularly numerous in Knox and Sullivan counties.

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  • In Assyrian mounds limestone and alabaster are the chief material.

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  • Warned by the failures of the English against Danish entrenched camps, he introduced the long-neglected art of fortification, and built many burhs stockaded fortresses on mounds by the waterside wherein dwelt permanent garrisons of military settlers.

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  • In the eastern and southern portions of the region there are still numerous mounds, the relics of an earlier Indian civilization.

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  • About this mission, one 1 One of the most famous of these mounds is the so-called Elephant Mound, 4 m.

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  • The modern town of Zobeir, a sort of health suburb, occupied by the villas of well-to-do inhabitants of Basra, lies near the ruin mounds which mark the situation of the ancient city.

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  • bank of the Euphrates, the principal being three vast mounds, the Babil to the north, the Qasr or "Palace" (also known as the Mujelliba) in the centre, and the Ishan `Amran ibn `Ali, with the outlying spur of the Jumjuma, to the south.

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  • Of its splendid buildings the fine palace of the maharaja of Cossimbazar alone remains, the rest being in ruins or represented only by great mounds of earth.

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  • The two chief centres of sun-worship in Babylonia were Sippara (Sippar), represented by the mounds at Abu Habba, and Larsa, represented by the modern Senkerah.

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  • The Tuatha De are represented as retiring into the sid or fairy mounds.

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  • PELUSIUM, an ancient city and port of Egypt, now represented by two large mounds close to the coast and the edge of the desert, 20 m.

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  • The site is occupied only by ruin mounds, as yet unexplored.

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  • In Indian Mounds park, within the city limits and owned by the city, are prehistoric mounds.

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  • This civilization is represented by a number of mounds, formerly thought (e.

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  • A summary of early results as to these mounds was published by Munro (Lake Dwellings) in 1890, but scientific investigation really began only with the excavation of the terramara at Castellazzo di Fontanellato (province of Parma) in 1889.

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  • She was floating on a cloud, gazing languidly down at mounds and valleys of white sand.

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  • Imposing columns and pillars of ice were visible everywhere—massive icicles and mounds, built up from the spraying water tapped from the piping that paralleled the penstock.

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  • Dean returned to the job of moving the mounds of white.

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  • Abruptly the scratching sound of the crampons beneath his feet told him he'd reached the first mounds of solid ice.

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  • awe at the pure natural beauty of the wind sculpted mounds, formed grain by grain over the centuries.

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  • April prices for voyage along the natural scenic beauty from the mounds.

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  • Bronze Age dead were buried in wooden coffins in mounds called barrows.

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  • collusion with the paramilitaries goes beyond localized instances, mounds of evidence suggest otherwise.

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  • Deep-water corals such as Lophelia pertusa live in the cold, dark waters of the Atlantic, the Darwin Mounds are 1,000 meters down.

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  • crannog mounds.

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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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  • earth mounds or planting may be needed.

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  • effigy mounds national an artist who us to the.

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  • encroaching vegetation, recognizable only by mounds of slag; mines filled with water.

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  • fire ant mounds.

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  • These are small conical mounds or horseshoe shaped mounds of slag associated with bloomery furnaces geographically situated in the Highlands of Scotland.

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  • But parson or not he had heard the old stories about the riches that lay buried beneath the now grassy mounds.

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  • The slag heaps or pit mounds of closed mines have been put to many new uses.

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

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  • Honeycomb worm reefs: These are golden honeycomb worm reefs: These are golden honeycomb-like mounds, 1-2 feet, high found on the shore made by marine worms.

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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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  • The evidence suggests that the earliest sacred landscape comprised long mounds and decorated menhirs.

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  • mounds of rubble that were once their homes.

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  • mounds of debris.

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  • On North Muir are two outstanding examples of prehistoric burial mounds, which date to a period around 2,500 to 2,000 BC.

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  • burnt mounds are common in Orkney, with more than 200 having been identified.

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  • Cruises will Daytona Sailing Charters offer passenger horizon ii effigy mounds american river cruise line national.

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  • Archeologists, not really having a clue, call such sites ' pillow mounds ' and reckon they may be medieval rabbit warrens.

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  • occupygnum bog with lawns, hollows and mounds is present across the central mire expanse, which occupies most of the site.

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  • pillow mounds ' and reckon they may be medieval rabbit warrens.

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  • Wood ants will use pine needles for making their nest mounds, and decayed tree stumps will be frequented by weevils.

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  • prehistoric burial mounds, which date to a period around 2,500 to 2,000 BC.

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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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  • They settle on other worm tubes, building large mounds that eventually transform a flat sandy gravelly seabed into an extensive reef.

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  • slag heaps or pit mounds of closed mines have been put to many new uses.

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  • The mounds are also unusual in that Lophelia appears to be growing on sand rather than a hard substratum.

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  • Tall red mounds of earth, the work of voracious subterranean termites, pepper the landscape as far as the eye can see.

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  • The sand tends to accumulate in mounds as it becomes colonized by vegetation, and a successional sequence of different plant communities is found.

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  • They are low stone mounds which were once covered with earth and used as artificial rabbit warrens.

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  • Hoe with a tanged disk blade, used in scooping earth into mounds for planting yams (like potatoes ).

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  • In North America, especially in the Wisconsin region, there are numerous mounds made in shapes resembling the figures of animals, birds or even human forms. These have not been often found to be sepulchral, but they are associated with sepulchral mounds of the ordinary form, some of which are as much as 300 ft.

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  • D., Antiquities of Kertch and Researches in the Cimmerian Bosphorus (London, 1857); CyrusThomas, "Burial Mounds of the Northern Sections of the United States," Fifth Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Smithsonian Institution (Washington, 1887); Kondakoff, Tolstoi and Reinach, Antiquites de la Russie meridionale (Paris, 1891).

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  • That part of Virginia beyond the Alleghany mountains was a favourite haunt of the Indians before the first coming of the whites, and there are many Indian mounds, indicative of an early and high cultural development, within the present limits of the state, and especially in the neighbourhood of Moundsville (q.v.).

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  • Besides the crusader and other remains in the village itself, the surrounding country possesses many tells (mounds) covering the sites of ancient cities.

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  • Eastward of the present city, amongst the mounds and ruins of the old town, in a dilapidated chamber adjoining a bluedomed building over the grave of an imamzadeh, is the tomb of the astronomer-poet Omar Khayyam, an unsightly heap of plaster without inscription, and probably fictitious.

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  • At Bagdad, besides the memorials of the caliphate, may be seen a few remains of the old Babylonian city of Bagdadu, and a dozen miles southward, on the east bank of the river, stands Takhti-Khesra, the royal palace at Ctesiphon, the most conspicuous and picturesque ruin in all Babylonia, opposite which, on the other side of the river, are the low ruin mounds of ancient Seleucia.

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  • The exiles dwelt at Tell-abib (" Hill of the flood "), one of the mounds or ruins made by the great floods that devastated the country,1 near the " river " Chebar (Kebar), probably a large canal not far south of the city of Babylon.

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  • Rough sculptures, too, were found, and two large square mounds formed of loose stones, and yet perfect parallelograms in outline, placed due east and west.

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  • The whole district of Casas Grandes is further studded with artificial mounds, from which are excavated from time to time large numbers of stone axes, metates or corn-grinders, and earthern vessels of various kinds.

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  • Shushan or Susa, the capital now marked by the mounds of Shush, stood near the junction of the Choaspes and Eulaeus (see SusA); and Badaca, Madaktu in the inscriptions, lay between the Shapur and the river of Diz.

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  • The region is to-day covered with ruins and ruin mounds.

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  • in circuit, but much of the enclosed space is occupied by gardens, mounds of refuse, and ruins.

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  • A mile south are the green mounds marking the site of the abbey of Saulseat, founded for Premonstratensian monks by Fergus, "king" of Galloway, early in the 12th century.

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  • Mounds of bones marked his road, witnesses of devastations which other historians record in detail; Christian prisoners, from Germany, he found in the heart of "Tartary" (at Talas); the ceremony of passing between two fires he was compelled to observe, as a bringer of gifts to a dead khan, gifts which were of course treated by the Mongols as evidence of submission.

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  • East of the Rocky Mountains (Washington, 1891), and his Report on the Mound Explorations of the Bureau of Ethnology in the 12th Report (1894) of that Bureau, supplementing his earlier bulletins, Problem of the Ohio Mounds and the Circular, Square and Octagonal Earthworks of Ohio (1889); and W.

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  • These hills, however, are mere mounds of from 20 to 40 ft.

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  • The villages are built on artificial mounds of earth, so as to raise them above the flood-level.

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  • above the sea in this district, never above 70, and are generally treeless except for marginal timber along the sluggish, meandering streams. One of their peculiar features - the sandy circular " mounds," 2 to 10 ft.

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  • The mounds were probably formed by some gentle eruptive action like that exhibited in the " mud hills " along the Mississippi below New Orleans; but no explanation is generally accepted.

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  • About a mile east of the village is a small piece of moorland called the Bossenno, from the bocenieu or mounds with which it is covered; and here, in 1874, the explorations of James Miln, a Scottish antiquary, brought to light the remains of a Gallo-Roman town.

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  • At present fragments of the walls exist here and there, with the great ditch about them, while elsewhere a line of mounds marks their course.

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  • The most striking archaeological monuments of the prehistoric period are the sepulchral mounds, which are found by thousands in various parts of the country, especially in the neighbourhood of the ancient towns.

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  • The country was thickly studded with towns, the sites of which are still represented by mounds, though the identification of most of them is still doubtful.

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  • Excavations in the mounds of Balawat, called Imgur-Bel by the Assyrians, 15 m.

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  • Kolitolu Yaila, near Ilghin; block inscribed in relief, disinterred from mounds apparently marking a camp or palace-enclosure.

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  • Emirghazi (anc. Ardistama ?); three inscriptions in relief (two on altars) and large mounds.

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  • Sakchegeuzu (Sakcheguzu), a site with several mounds between Sinjerli and Aintab; series of reliefs, once wall-dados, now in Berlin and Constantinople.

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  • A sculptured portico has come to light in the smallest of the five mounds, and much pottery, with incised and painted decoration, has been recovered.

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  • and large mounds, explored in 1902 by Oppenheim.

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  • Arslan Tepe (Ordasu), Arbistan, Marash (above the modern town and near the springs), Beikeui, mounds, doubtless covering structures, may be seen, and sculptured slabs have been recovered.

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  • The mounds, probably Hittite, in N.

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  • from the university of Oxford, Layard returned to Constantinople as attache to the British embassy, and, in August 1849, started on a second expedition, in the course of which he extended his investigations to the ruins of Babylon and the mounds of southern Mesopotamia.

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  • Within the town - ship are mounds and earthworks which Professor E.

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  • The necropolis of the old Lydian city, a vast series of mounds, some of enormous size, lies on the north side of the Hermus, 4 or 5 m.

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  • The series of mounds is now called Bin Tepe (Thousand Mounds).

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  • It is represented by a rather low, long line of ruin mounds, along the dry bed of an ancient canal, some 3 m.

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  • The principal excavations were made in two larger mounds, one of which proved to be the site of the temple, E-Ninnu, the shrine of the patron god of Lagash, Nin-girsu or Ninib.

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  • To the north of the walls the site of old Herat was indicated by a vast mass of debris - mounds of bricks and pottery intersected by a network of shallow trenches, where the only semblance of a protective wall was the irregular line of the Tal-i-Bangi.

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  • in breadth, the surface of the plain, strewn over its whole extent with pieces of pottery and crumbling bricks, and also broken here and there by earthen mounds and ruined walls, the debris of palatial structures which at one time were the glory and wonder of the East.

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  • and forming mounds penetrated by numerous burrows.

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  • The interior of the building has been completely cleared: from the outside, however, its imposing effect is quite lost, owing to the mounds of rubbish amongst which it is sunk.

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  • The archaeologist recovers his specimens from waste places, cave deposits, abandoned villages, caches, shell-heaps, refuse-heaps, enclosures, mounds, hut rings, earthworks, garden beds, quarries� and workshops, petroglyphs, trails, graves and cemeteries, cliff and cavate dwellings, ancient pueblos, ruined stone dwellings, forts and temples, canals or reservoirs.

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  • Algonquin-Iroquois Canada, thanks to the Geological Survey and the Department of Education in Ontario, has revealed old Indian camps, mounds and earthworks along the northern drainage of Lakes Erie and Ontario, and pottery in a curved line from Montreal to Lake of the Woods.

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  • The forms of these are earth-heaps, conical mounds, walls of earth,, rectangular pyramids and effigies (Putnam).

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  • and relics found in the mounds do not indicate in their makers a.

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  • Great Luristan was an independent state under the Fazlevieh atabegs from 1160 until 1424, and its capital was Idaj, now represented by mounds and ruins at Malamir 60 m.

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  • The ruin mounds covering the ancient site, while extensive, are insignificant in appearance and give no indications of the existence of important buildings.

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  • A narrow tract of land along the coast of the Caspian, known as the "hillocks of Baer," is covered with hillocks elongated from west to east, perpendicularly to the coast-line, the spaces between them being filled with water or overgrown with thickets of reed, Salix, Ulmus campestris, almond trees, &c. An archipelago of little islands is thus formed close to the shore by these mounds, which are backed on the N.

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  • The terremare (so named from the marly soil of which they are composed) appear as mounds, sometimes of very considerable extent, which when dug into disclose the remains and relic beds of the ancient settlements.

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  • The Terpen of Holland appear as mounds somewhat similar to those of the terremare, and were also pile structures, on low or marshy lands subject to inundations from the sea.

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  • thupa; Sanskrit, stupa), that is, memorial mounds, standing on the level top of a small sandstone hill about 300 ft.

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  • No ruins are visible, the mounds of the old city being for the most part hidden under modern buildings; but the slopes of the limestone hills behind it are pierced with an infinity of rock-cut tombs, some of which were large and decorated with sculptures, paintings and long inscriptions.

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  • The ruin mounds of Nimrud consist of an oblong enclosure, formed by the walls of the ancient city, of which fifty-eight towers have been traced on the N.

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  • There are several ancient mounds in the vicinity.

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  • BISMYA, a group of ruin mounds, about 1 m.

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  • Banks, proved that these mounds covered the site of the ancient city of Adab (Ud-Nun), hitherto known only from a brief mention of its name in the introduction to the Khammurabi code (c. 2250 B.C.).

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  • Open spaces of great extent are numerous within the walls, but for the most part they are defaced by mounds of rubbish and putrid refuse.

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  • The cemetery of the ancient town was found on two low mounds to the north, but was mostly of Ptolemaic date.

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  • The name of Nineveh (Syriac Ninwe; Arabic Ninawa, Nunawa) continued, even in the middle ages, to be applied to a site opposite Mosul on the east bank of the Tigris, where huge mounds and the traces of an ancient city wall bore witness of former greatness.

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  • In certain districts the subglacial till was not spread out in a smooth plain, but accumulated in elliptical mounds, 100 or 200 ft.

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  • Eday (596) contains several specimens of weems, mounds and standing stones.

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  • The original inhabitants were Picts, evidence of whose occupation still exists in numerous weems or underground houses, chambered mounds, barrows or burial mounds, brochs or round towers, and stone circles and standing stones.

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  • west of Santa Fe, are many prehistoric cave, cliff and communal dwellings, and near the city are several prehistoric mounds.

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  • regular and continuous mounds that resemble ramparts.

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  • The country is covered with countless mounds (tells), each of which marks the site of a town.

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  • The ancient walls are now covered up beneath green mounds of rubbish.

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  • The silicious matter has also built up around the springs and geysers cones or mounds of considerable size and great beauty of form.

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  • There are extensive ruins on flat ground, consisting of mounds and foundations.

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  • ASSUR, the primitive capital of Assyria, now represented by the mounds of Kaleh Sherghat (Qal'at Shergat) on the west bank of the Tigris, nearly midway between the Upper and Lower Zab.

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  • Between Old Cairo and the newer city are large mounds of debris marking the site of Fostat (see below, History).

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  • The other buildings in Old Cairo, or among the mounds of rubbish which adjoin it, include several fort-like dens or convents.

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  • The Delta is a level plain, richly cultivated, and varied alone by the lofty dark-brown mounds of ancient cities, and the villages set in groves of palm-trees, standing on mounds often, if not always, ancient.

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  • In Lower Egypt the cities built of crude brick were very numerous, especially after the 7th century B.C., but owing to the value of stone very few of their monuments have escaped destruction: even the mounds of rubbish which marked their sites furnish a valuable manure for the fields and in consequence are rapidly disappearing.

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  • In the north of the Delta wherever salt marshes have prevented cultivation in modern times, the mounds, such as those of Pelusium, still stand to their full height, and the more important are covered with ruins of brick structures of Byzantine and Arab date.

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  • That it was inhabited at a remote date is proved by the prehistoric sepulchral mounds, the Hunebedden already mentioned.

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  • The custom of constructing barrows or mounds of stone or earth over the remains of the dead was a characteristic feature of the sepulchral systems of primitive times.

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  • In these mounds cremation appears more frequently than inhumation; and both are accompanied by implements, weapons and ornaments of stone and bone.

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  • The pottery accompanying the remains is often elaborately ornamented, and the mound builders were evidently possessed of a higher development of taste and skill than is evinced by any of the modern aboriginal races, by whom the mounds and their contents are regarded as utterly mysterious.

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  • In fact, compliance with the Christian practice of inhumation in the cemeteries sanctioned by the church, was only enforced in Europe by capitularies denouncing the punishment of death on those who persisted in burying their dead after the pagan fashion or in the pagan mounds.

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

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

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  • Immediately east of Macon are two large Indian mounds, and there is a third mound 9 m.

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  • of Armagh is Emain, Emania, or Navan Fort, with large entrenchments and mounds, the site of a royal palace of Ulster, founded by that Queen Macha who gave her name to the city.

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  • The results of researches on numerous prehistoric mounds in Thessaly were exhaustively published by A.

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  • In Macedonia during the war some finds of the same period were made by British troops on mounds in the Vardar valley, and a cemetery was opened by the Y.M.C.A.

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  • Prehistoric sites were located on the characteristic mounds of the country, and some were superficially excavated; but most finds were accidental and unrecorded, and many were dispersed and lost.

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  • Mounds north of the town mark the site of Arsinoe, earlier Crocodilopolis, where was worshipped the sacred crocodile kept in the Lake of Moeris.

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  • UR, one of the most important of the early Babylonian cities, represented to-day by the ruin mounds called Mughair (Moghair), or, more properly, Muqayyar (Mukayyar), "the pitched," or "pitch-built."

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  • With the fall of Assyria the rule of Assur also comes to an end, whereas it is significant that the cult of the gods of Babylonia - more particularly of Marduksurvives for several centuries the loss of political independence through Cyrus' capture of Babylonia in 539 B.C. The name of Assur's temple at Assur, represented by the mounds of Kaleh Sherghat, was known as E-khar-sag-gal-kur-kurra, i.e.

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  • The same society initiated the scientific exploration of the mounds of Palestine.

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  • In 1891 it excavated Tell el-Hesi (Lachish); in1896-1898the south wall of Jerusalem; in1898-1900Tell es-Safi (Gath) and some smaller mounds in the Shephelah; all under the direction of Dr F.

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  • The actual site of the old city is marked by mounds and remains of walls, and on an isolated rock in the middle of the valley are considerable ruins of what appears to have been the acropolis, now known to the people as Ghulgulah.

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  • About Girishk, on the Helmund, are extensive mounds and other traces of buildings; and the remains of several great cities exist in the plain of Seistan, as at Pulki, Peshawaran and Lakh, relics of ancient Drangiana.

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  • Among the more interesting birds may be mentioned the " mound builder " (Megapodius cumingi, Dillwyn), which buries its large eggs in the soft sand along the sea beach, or under great mounds of earth and dead leaves, often at a depth of three or more feet below the surface.

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  • It is represented by the great complex of ruin mounds known to the Arabs as Nuffar, written by the earlier explorers Niffer, divided into two main parts by the dry bed of the old Shatt-en-Nil (Arakhat).

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  • The great complex of ruin mounds lying S.W.

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  • complex, had not up to 1909 been so fully explored as the mounds to the N.E.

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  • Almost directly opposite the temple, however, a large palace was excavated, apparently of the Cossaean period, and in this neighbourhood and further southward on these mounds large numbers of inscribed tablets of various periods, including temple archives of the Cossaean and commercial archives of the Persian period, were excavated.

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  • On the upper surface of these mounds was found a considerable Jewish town, dating from about the beginning of the Arabic period onward to the 10th century A.D., in the houses of which were large numbers of incantation bowls.

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  • Its deposits have long since filled up the harbours of Miletus, and converted the islands which protected them into mounds in a swampy plain.

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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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  • of the ruin mounds of Warka (anc. Erech), near the east bank of the Shatt-en-Nil canal.

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  • Prehistoric earthworks are to be seen in the neighbourhood, several animal-shaped mounds upon the shores of Lakes Mendota, Monona and Waubesa being among the best examples.

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  • Colonel Ebenezer Brigham established himself at Blue Mounds, in the western part of Dane county, in 1827.

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  • of the present town, the first site of the burgh, is now marked by a few grassy mounds, and of the great Jedburgh forest, only the venerable oaks, the "Capon Tree" and the "King of the Woods" remain.

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  • The Antiquarian Museum contains an excellent collection, including remains from a prehistoric village of the marshes, discovered in 1892, and consisting of sixty mounds within a space of five acres.

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  • The tomb chambers are either hewn in the rock or covered by mounds.

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  • The site of the ancient city is represented by two large ruin mounds.

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  • The "finds" of stone and bronze, of bronze and iron, and even of stone and iron implements together in tumuli and sepulchral mounds, suggest that in many countries the three stages in man's progress overlapped.

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  • There is, moreover, much reason to believe that sepulchral mounds were opened from age to age and fresh interments made, and in such a practice would be found a simple explanation of the mixing of implements.

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  • Barrows and sepulchral mounds strictly of the Bronze Age are smaller and less imposing than those of the Stone Age.

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  • To the south-west of the picturesque belts of palm trees which stretch inland from the northern coast of Bahrein, is a wide space of open sandy plain filled with gigantic tumuli or earth mounds, of which the outer layers of gravel and clay have been hardened by the weather action of centuries to the consistency of conglomerate.

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  • Within these mounds are two-chambered sepulchres, built of huge slabs of limestone, several of which have been opened and examined by Durand, Bent and others, and found to contain relics of undoubted Phoenician design.

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  • Scattered here and there throughout the islands are isolated mounds, or smaller groups, all of which are of the same appearance, and probably of similar origin.

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  • they did not raise mounds over their graves in antiquity."

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  • A little in front of the tomb, on the left and right, are smaller mounds over the graves of his son and grandson, from the latter of whom we have the remarkable treatise called The Doctrine of the Mean.

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  • These new structures also consist of rubble mounds.

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  • The mounds of ruins on the road to Mazar-iSharif probably represent the site of a city yet older than those on which stands the modern Balkh.

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  • Towards the north-west the country is very marshy and nothing is to be seen for miles but tracts of unreclaimed swamps and rice lands, with a few huts scattered here and there and raised on mounds of earth.

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  • Archaeologically Kerch is of particular interest, the kurgans or sepulchral mounds of the town and vicinity having yielded a rich variety of the most beautiful works of art.

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  • Cromwell in his Scottish campaign built the Citadel in 1650 and the mounds on the links, known as "Giant's Brae" and "Lady Fife's Brae," were thrown up by the Protector as batteries.

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  • Of the prehistoric inhabitants of Indiana little is known, but extensive remains in the form of mounds and fortifications abound in every part of the state, being particularly numerous in Knox and Sullivan counties.

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  • In Assyrian mounds limestone and alabaster are the chief material.

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  • Warned by the failures of the English against Danish entrenched camps, he introduced the long-neglected art of fortification, and built many burhs stockaded fortresses on mounds by the waterside wherein dwelt permanent garrisons of military settlers.

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  • In the eastern and southern portions of the region there are still numerous mounds, the relics of an earlier Indian civilization.

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  • About this mission, one 1 One of the most famous of these mounds is the so-called Elephant Mound, 4 m.

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  • Some English strongholds, such as Alnwick, Chillingham, Ford and Naworth, have been modernized; others, like Norham, Wark and Warkworth, are picturesque ruins; but most of the Scottish fortresses have been demolished and their sites built over, or are now represented by grass-grown mounds.

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  • The modern town of Zobeir, a sort of health suburb, occupied by the villas of well-to-do inhabitants of Basra, lies near the ruin mounds which mark the situation of the ancient city.

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  • bank of the Euphrates, the principal being three vast mounds, the Babil to the north, the Qasr or "Palace" (also known as the Mujelliba) in the centre, and the Ishan `Amran ibn `Ali, with the outlying spur of the Jumjuma, to the south.

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  • Of its splendid buildings the fine palace of the maharaja of Cossimbazar alone remains, the rest being in ruins or represented only by great mounds of earth.

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  • The two chief centres of sun-worship in Babylonia were Sippara (Sippar), represented by the mounds at Abu Habba, and Larsa, represented by the modern Senkerah.

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  • The Tuatha De are represented as retiring into the sid or fairy mounds.

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  • The sagas teem with references to the inhabitants of the fairy mounds, who play such an important part in the mind of the peasantry of our own time.

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  • PELUSIUM, an ancient city and port of Egypt, now represented by two large mounds close to the coast and the edge of the desert, 20 m.

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  • The site is occupied only by ruin mounds, as yet unexplored.

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  • In Indian Mounds park, within the city limits and owned by the city, are prehistoric mounds.

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  • This civilization is represented by a number of mounds, formerly thought (e.

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  • A summary of early results as to these mounds was published by Munro (Lake Dwellings) in 1890, but scientific investigation really began only with the excavation of the terramara at Castellazzo di Fontanellato (province of Parma) in 1889.

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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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  • They settle on other worm tubes, building large mounds that eventually transform a flat sandy gravelly seabed into an extensive reef.

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  • The mounds are also unusual in that Lophelia appears to be growing on sand rather than a hard substratum.

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  • Prior to research on the mounds in 2000, it was thought that Lophelia required a hard substratum for attachment.

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  • Tall red mounds of earth, the work of voracious subterranean termites, pepper the landscape as far as the eye can see.

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  • These small mounds and their coral growths are particularly vulnerable to the heavy trawling gear used in deep water.

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  • The sand tends to accumulate in mounds as it becomes colonized by vegetation, and a successional sequence of different plant communities is found.

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  • They are low stone mounds which were once covered with earth and used as artificial rabbit warrens.

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  • Hoe with a tanged disk blade, used in scooping earth into mounds for planting yams (like potatoes).

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  • Though children's catalogues boast crib setups that feature mounds of stuffed animals, blankets, and bumper pads, such objects can interfere with your child's breathing and the amount of available oxygen.

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  • In the meantime, revel in the glory of gumbo with andouille sausage, chicken and shrimp, served over mounds of white fluffy rice.

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  • Make mounds of cookie dust in front of them and sprinkle the green coconut flakes to make grass.

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  • The plant is vigorous habited, forming foot-high mounds crowded with rich gentian-blue flowers like a glorified Forget-me-Not.

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  • For covering roots, banks, mounds, pillars, etc., these are excellent, forming at last huge tangled masses of the greatest beauty and elegance in the wild garden.

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  • This and A. juncea are found in the south of France on barren stony mounds.

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  • Life is busy and our chaotic schedules leave us little time to sort through mounds of entangled jewelry to find the perfect piece to accent our outfit.

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  • Under the single story mode, you'll find mounds of action as you transverse on a Grand Theft Auto-like adventure.

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  • Look behind the sign near the fishing hole and you will see 3 mounds of dirt.

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  • Mounds were also a popular styling option that created volume on both sides of the head.

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  • Although it can be easier and more pleasurable to shop via a paper catalog, more and more companies are making their selections available online so it's best to do your browsing there and avoid stacking up mounds of mail.

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  • These scents conjure up relaxing evenings spent by a fire and a window looking over mounds of serene white snow.

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  • While producers generally are caring and sociable, they do not have mounds of free time.

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  • Nothing is less fun than driving in a moving landfill piled high with food wrappers, empty soda bottles and mounds of half-eaten sandwiches.

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  • This pose is named for the negative and positive sides of the Venus mounds, which are represented on each hand by the fleshy areas at the base of the thumbs.

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  • For example, dealing with mounds of laundry that collect for you to do on the weekend can be overwhelming.

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  • The clean machines have transformed the way we do laundry, making it easier than ever to tackle mounds of soiled items.

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  • Some retail and discount stores usually put all of the clearance items in bins at the back of the store, so you will spend time searching through mounds of thongs, bikinis and g-strings before finding your size and style.

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  • Just strips of mere fabric punctuated by mounds of captivating flesh!

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  • In Danish folklore, beautiful female elves lived in the hills and mounds of stone and could dance a human to death.

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  • Even today, many Scandinavians will not disturb an area that may be inhabited or visited by elves, including elf mounds or elf circles - rings of small mushrooms or areas where dancing elves flatten the grass.

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