Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Turtle Mound

The tallest shell midden mound in the United States. Now it is 15 m high, but before the shellrock mining – 23 m high. Location,...

Letchworth-Love Mounds

The tallest prehistoric mound in Florida – 14 m high. Built sometimes around 200 – 900 AD, most likely by Weedon Island Culture. Location, GPS...

Green Mound

One of the largest Pre-Columbian shell midden (waste) mounds in the United States. Once it was 15 m high, now some 12 m high,...

Fig Island shell rings

A group of shell rings - ring-shaped shell middens which are up to 6 meters high. The largest ring has a diameter of some...

Weipa shell mounds

Some 600 human built mounds of shellfish Anadara granosa, including ridges which are several hundred meters long and up to 13 meters high, up...

Samford Bora rings

Some of the best preserved earthen rings – unique ritual structures for male initiation ceremonies. In total in the eastern part of Australia there...

Ala-Tey burial ground

Burial mound from Xiongnu period from the 2nd century BC - 1st century AD. Here have been made very rich, unlooted burials of Huns...

Terezin burial ground

Burial mound from the 2nd century BC - 1st century AD. Here have been made very interesting finds of Hun culture including a body...

Tokhung-ri Mausoleum

A royal burial mound, built in 408 AD. Contains decorative paintings showing daily scenes and star constellations. Location, GPS coordinates: 38.9609 N 125.4499 E Categories: Prehistoric and ancient...

Kija’s Tomb

A medieval burial hill. According to legends here is buried Jizi, the legendary first ruler of ancient Gojoseon and founder of Pyongyang in the...