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Loughcrew | Mountain of the Hag

It only takes 20 minutes to drive from my home to Loughcrew.  Situated over three hilltops, Carnbane West, Carnbane East, and Patrickstown, Loughcrew (Loch Craobh… 1,155 more words

Irish Archaeology

Minnesota burial mounds recognized as historic 

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The National Park Service has designated American Indian burial mounds in St. Paul as historic after decades of eligibility.

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America's Ancient Past: Part 1

This week’s post is dedicated to my fellow WordPress blogger Ed Mooney, who has a fantastic photography blog primarily about ruins in Ireland. In an exchange of comments on one of his posts, we ended up talking about ancient finds in the United States. 1,854 more words


Tumuli Park (Daereungwon Tomb Complex) - Gyeongju, South Korea

From the Latin word tumulus ‘mound’ or ‘small hill’, tumuli are found all over the world, from Sweden, to India to…South Korea.

Mounds of soil and rocks piled high over the ensconced coffin or corpse within, over the centuries these burial sites attain a smooth and vivid mantle of green grass that look just a little bit alien to Western eyes, more accustomed to their deceased being buried six feet under. 756 more words


Pipe Dreaming Saturday: Delos and Cahokia

The Mediterranean- center of ancient culture and knowledge, and ruins. Lots and lots of ruins. So much so that it can get repetitive: hordes of tourists, long lines, and pricey entrance fees. 602 more words


The Night I Narrowly Avoided a Life of Crime.

This is my contribution to “Throwback Thursday,” except I’m actually posting it on a Friday. Following is a recap of a meeting held several years ago when the city Mounds attempted to overtake my life in the country. 617 more words

Life On The Farm

Adena People:The Moundbuilders of Kentucky


Many continents boast of architectural features created by massive, rich societies. The Great Pyramids of Giza in Africa, Stonehenge in Europe, and the Hanging Gardens in the Middle East are some of the most renowned and written about feats of mankind. 28 more words