tumulus


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(archeology) a heap of earth placed over prehistoric tombs

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KEY WORDS: Vagotomy; Pulmonary Edema; Mesobuthus Tumulus Envenomation; Apnea
110-11)) has similarities to the finds of Dulgata Mogila Tumulus in terms of workmanship with their silverwork over bronze.
This and its unusual construction with thick horizontal layers of marl alternating with layers of red soil, make the Laona tumulus a special if not unique monument in the Cypriot landscape.
Scorpions, Foraging, Prey, Hottentotta tumulus, Odontobuthus odonturus
Among the topics are social landscape and tumuli burials in Late Bronze and Early Iron Age southeastern Albania, the untraditional use of mounds in Thrace during the Late Iron Age, tumuli as points of interest in Greek and Latin sources, a tumulus as a door between two worlds, and the use of GIS technologies to study the spatial and time concentration of tumuli in the Scythian-time lower Dnieper region.
Just some of the discoveries to provide evidence of the park's past include flint arrowheads, Roman coins, prehistoric burnt mounds, an ancient well, ancient tumulus, earthworks of an ancient encampment and part of a Roman Road.
Sometime during this period, the Calder Stones were quarried locally to make a passage grave covered by an earth mound or tumulus.
The Neolithic monument was built around 4800BC and classified as a tumulus (a type of grave) in 1850.
The first ritual can be seen in the necropolis of Los praditos, Mesas de Asta, and at Tumulus I in Las Cumbres (Torres 2004: 426-428).
It contains an Iron Age burial mound called the Leeberg tumulus, which was erected roughly 2,500 years ago.
Woodland covers ground on our right as we follow the well-marked route below Hambleton End and Black Hambleton with a tumulus (burial mound) prominent on the left of our route.
The Furniture from Tumulus MM: The Gordion Wooden Objects, vol.
Entre los recreados en el texto quevediano, adquiere una relevancia llamativa el que, formulado con motivos diversos (carcer animae, sarcina, tumulus, volatus ad auras o reversus ad originem), glosa la idea de la dualidad de cuerpo y alma en el ser humano.
In Mike's Garage on a street named after Eliza Lucas Pinckney, who introduced indigo to Charleston in 1744, Ann Hamilton accumulated a tumulus of 48,000 worker's pants and shirts, each one carefully folded and stacked.