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Encyclopedia

  • Originally, the site had 2000 to 3000 tumuli, but owing to quarrying and agriculture only 250 remain. A tumulus (plural tumuli) is a mound of earth and stones raised over a grave or graves. — “Tumulus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Tumuli Shroomaroom is the second full length studio album from Welsh stoner rock/doom band Acrimony. It was released in 1997 on Peaceville Records, and is the follow-up to their 1994 Godhead Records release, Hymns To The Stone. Allmusic's Eduardo. — “Tumuli Shroomaroom - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Less vast than the area occupied by Lipiţa, the Carpathian Tumuli culture evolved in parts of today's Pokuttya, Maramureş, Bucovina and to a lesser extent, Northwest Moldova and evolved between the end of the 2nd century and the end of the 4th century AD. — “Carpathian Tumuli - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • A resumption of this investigation was the outward and apparent hobby of Phillotson at present–his ostensible reason for going alone into fields where causeways, dykes, and tumuli abounded, or shutting himself up in his house with a few urns, tiles, and mosaics he had collected, instead of calling round upon his new neighbours, who for their part had showed themselves willing enough to be friendly with him. — “Jude the Obscure” by Thomas Hardy
  • I see the steppes of Asia, I see the tumuli of Mongolia, I see the tents of Kalmucks and Baskirs, I see the nomadic tribes with herds of oxen and cows, I see the table-lands notch'd with ravines, I see the jungles and deserts, I see the camel, the wild steed, the bustard, the fat-tail'd sheep, the antelope, and the burrowing wolf... — “Leaves of grass” by Walt Whitman

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