He was to ascertain when the tumuli, or mounds, were built, and for what use.
In its vicinity are the remains of more than one hundred tumuli.
These tumuli approach in dimensions closely to the pyramids of Egypt.
Ancient Indian tumuli and graves are often found in this neighbourhood.
The present race of aborigines can tell nothing of these tumuli.
Near these tumuli, on the ordnance map, is a place named Arbury.
Dr. Whitaker does not appear to have noticed all the tumuli in the neighbourhood.
Its tumuli were believed to be the haunts of gods or fairies.
Here and there we notice also little conical hillocks or tumuli.
Just W. of the entrance are 15 tumuli (mounds) built by prehistoric Indians.