burial mound


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Synonyms for burial mound

(archeology) a heap of earth placed over prehistoric tombs

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Baca previously said Unesco would make decision on the burial mound heritage site application in July of this year, but no announcement has been forthcoming.
Horse headdress, late 4th-early 3rd century BC, Pazyryk 2 burial mound, Altai Mountains, southern Siberia, felt, leather, wood, gold foil, htc.
Occasionally, in the same area, burial mound structures are documented with identical functions and chronologies but without the stone circle: Zuhamendi ill, Apatesaro 4, 5 and 6, Biskarzu and Ahiga.
Montano Los Praditos Huelva Cremation Burial mound Mesas de Asta Cadiz Cremation Single-urn grave Las Cumbres: Cadiz Cremation Burial mound Tumulus 1 Vega de Santa Cordoba Inhumation Pit-grave Lucia: Fondo 4 Las Cumbres: Cadiz Cremation Burial mound Tumulus 1 Meses de Asia Cadiz Cremation Single-urn grave Setefilla: Seville Cremation Burial mound Tumulu A & B Rabadanes Seville Cremation Single-urn grave La Joya: Huelva Cremation Single-urn Sectors A grave; bustum Mesa de Algar Cadiz Cremation Single-urn grave Castilleja de Seville Inhumation Burial mound Guzman Acebuchal: Seville Cremation; Burial mound Turmilui H & J.
The burial mound is a large area more than five acres (two hectares) in size.
ATHENS, Greece, Shawwal 29, 1435, Aug 25, 2014, SPA -- Archaeologists excavating an ancient tomb under a massive burial mound in northern Greece have entered the underground structure, which appears to have been looted in antiquity, AP reported.
The mound appearing through the mist was the burial mound (long barrow).
The cage fighter, who's been making headlines recently following his acrimonious split with Celebrity Big Brother winner Chantelle Houghton, stars as a Celtic Warrior who's resurrected from the ancient Celtic burial mound Bryn Celli Du, in his first short film Dragon Chasers.
98) tells of a professor who opens a burial mound and a local white witch who foresees disaster, while black magic is involved in conjuring up an ancient devil.
IF you go walking up to Penycloddiau Hillfort in the Clwydian Range, you may notice a new addition to the site - a burial mound.
7pm) Tony Robinson and the crew head to Bodmin Moor, Cornwall, to date a possible Bronze Age village of stone houses, and are surprised to discover what could be a burial mound.
The Queen and Prince Philip, on the fifth day of their state visit to the People's Republic saw the figures ranged in battle formation in an excavated burial mound near Xlan,
Pottery 3000 years old - found in the Glebe Cairn burial mound seen from the museum windows - is proudly displayed.
The tomb site, which was discovered by accident, is still being unearthed, although the burial mound itself will remain untouched for many years.
The book contains many illustrations: a carved stone pipe from an Adena burial mound in Ohio; embroidered moccasins made in about 1860; a Sioux shirt and a Cheyenne headdress; pottery from the Salado culture and a Navajo blanket.