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Tumulus, or large mound of stones and earth over a burial. A long-barrow or long cairn may be a long, rectangular mound covering wooden or stone burial-chambers intended for communal entombment. A good example is the long barrow at Belas Knap, near Cheltenham, Glos.

Grinsell (1975, 1982)

Subjects: Archaeology.


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