grave mound


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Noun1.grave mound - (archeology) a heap of earth placed over prehistoric tombsgrave mound - (archeology) a heap of earth placed over prehistoric tombs
hill, mound - structure consisting of an artificial heap or bank usually of earth or stones; "they built small mounds to hide behind"
archaeology, archeology - the branch of anthropology that studies prehistoric people and their cultures
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grave mound

nGrabhügel m
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According to the woman, the earth suddenly moved on the grave mound and a hand shot out from the ground in a scene reminiscent of the Stephen King horror movie Carrie.
In summary, the elite graves of eastern Mecklenburg and Pomerania feature rich grave goods, sometimes stone cairns, a chamber construction, and a grave mound or buildings above the surface and can be characterised by one or more of these attributes.
The tumulus, or ancient grave mound, is now in the middle of an urbanized area, but its restoration has been carefully maintained.