A tumulus is a mound of earth and stones raised over a grave or graves.
|Archaeological Site of Aigai|
|Belovezhskaya Pushcha / Bialowieza Forest||184 old Slav burial tumuli from the 10th and 11th centuries have been found (UNEP-WCMC)|
|Brú na Bóinne|
|Cilento and Vallo di Diano||La tomba del Principe in Monte Pruno|
|Curonian Spit||500 tumuli were discovered in Kaup|
|Danube Limes||Carnuntum (ID No 31): "cemeteries along the ancient radial roads, whereby elaborate tomb architecture such as funeral altars, pillar monuments or tomb chapels as well as tumulus tombs were found" (Nomination file, p. 79)|
|Dholavira: A Harappan City||"Six hemispherical tumuli are the most conspicuous features of curiosity and promise in the zone of [the] western necropolis." They surround a "depression representing a buried water body and were believed to be of special significance in terms of their shape, size and location. Two of them (...) have been subjected to archaeological investigation which confirmed their being funerary monuments of exceeding importance and unique character". (Nomination text, p. 223)|
|Dilmun Burial Mounds|
|Ennedi Massif||tumuli grouped in large necropolises (AB ev)|
|Gamzigrad-Romuliana||The mausolea of Galerius and his mother are hidden in two tumuli, visible from the main palace|
|Golden Mountains of Altai||The Pazyryk tombs are Scythian kurgans, that is barrow-like tomb mounds of larch logs covered over by large cairns of boulders and stones, dated to between the 6th and 3rd centuries BCE. (wiki)|
|Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump||a tumulus where vast quantities of buffalo (American Bison) skeletons can still be found (Unesco website)|
|Himā Cultural area||Ceramic remains of mid-to later Holocene times occur widely, and are especially common at a series of rock tumuli at Najd Sahi. (nom file p.14)|
|Koguryo Kingdom||"Some of the tombs show great ingenuity in their elaborate ceilings, designed to roof wide spaces without columns and carry the heavy load of a stone or earth tumulus (mound), which was placed above them." - Nomination File|
|Koguryo Tombs||"The best known cultural heritage remains of this kingdom are thousands of tombs, built of stone and covered by stone or earthen mounds. Earthen mound tombs, including many with murals, were prevalent once Koguryo moved its capital to Pyongyang - but existed in other parts of the kingdom as well." - Nomination file|
|Nemrut Dag||the tumulus at the site, which is 49 m (161 ft) tall and 152 m (499 ft) in diameter (wiki)|
|Saloum Delta||Shellfish tumuli|
|Solovetsky Islands||over 600 stone burial cairns|
|Stonehenge||Avebury Silbury hill near Avebury (biggest tumulus in Europe), West Kennet Barrow and East Kennet Barrow. Also many smaller ones.|
|Tassili n'Ajjer||The lowlands have stone tumuli and hearths dating between 6000 to 4000 BCE. (wiki)|
|Taxila||tumulus of Saraikala|
|Thracian tomb of Sveshtari||The tomb is covered by a burial mound|
|Volubilis||AB: "there is a burial mound dating from the 3rd/2nd century BC"|
|Western Caucasus||There have been numerous findings in the tumuli including unique golden adornments and artifacts of metal and clay. (EOEarth)|
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