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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Other high-status graves with feather and down include the Gokstad ship burial and the Gronhaug grave mound in Norway and the Jellinge and Mamman burials in Denmark (Shetelig, 1912).
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.
The tumulus, or ancient grave mound, is now in the middle of an urbanized area, but its restoration has been carefully maintained.
Among well-known examples, the Lyrical Ballads volume includes "The Thorn," with its central image of the child's grassy grave mound, and the "Boy of Winander" (later incorporated into Book 5 of The Prelude).
An underground cave dwelling, covering a grave mound, houses Rosa.