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" Indian, of America, of burying something of interest or value beneath the doorposts of their dwellings. Usually it was a smooth beach pebble which was supposed to have some fetish qualities to bring good luck or ward off evil influences. One of the largest... "
Te Pito Te Henua, Or Easter Island
by William J. Thomson
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Report Upon the Condition and Progress of the U.S. National Museum During ...

United States National Museum - 1891
...obtained among the islanders, .similar to that practiced by the tribes of Alaska and other Indians of America, of burying something of interest or value...front. At a depth of about three feet below the surface ot the central door-way, we found a rough angular flinty stone with a rudely carved face upon it. A...
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The Antiquary, Volume 22

Edward Walford, John Charles Cox, George Latimer Apperson - Archaeology - 1890
...stones set on edge, and it seemed to have been carefully puddled above and below with clay. It was found at a depth of about three feet below the surface of the mound. The urn, which is quite entire, is remarkably perfect in shape, formed of a bluish clay common...
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The Antiquary, Volume 22

Edward Walford, John Charles Cox, George Latimer Apperson - Archaeology - 1890
...stones set on edge, and it seemed to have been carefully puddled above and below with clay. It was found at a depth of about three feet below the surface of the mound. The urn, which is quite entire, is remarkably perfect in shape, formed of a bluish clay common...
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Old Church Life in Ballingry: Being the History of a Fifeshire Parish, Based ...

David Jamie - Ballingry (Scotland) - 1890 - 104 pages
...stones set on edge, and it seemed to have been carefully puddled above and below with clay. It was found at a depth of about three feet below the surface of the mound. The urn, which was quite entire, was remarkably perfect in shape, formed of a bluish clay common...
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Te Pito Te Henua; Or, Easter Island

William Judah Thomson - Easter Island - 1891 - 106 pages
...custom obtained among the islanders, similar to that practiced by the tribes of Alaska and other Indians of America, of burying something of interest or value...front. At a depth of about three feet below the surface ot the central door-way, we found a rough angular flinty stone with a rndely carved face upon it. A...
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Transactions, Volume 1

East Hertfordshire Archaeological Society - Hertfordshire (England) - 1901
...found separately at some little distance from each other (but all within a radius of fifteen feet), at a depth of about three feet below the surface of the ground. Of these pieces four (which are shown in the accompanying illustration) were vases of various...
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Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bombay, Volume 20

Asia - 1902
...Umbargaon petha of the Dahanu Tuluka of the Thana district, twelve or thirteen years ago. He discovered it at a depth of about three feet below the surface of the ground in his compound where he was digging the foundations of a new house. On finding it he burnt...
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An account of the Roman antiquities preserved in the museum at Chesters ...

Sir Ernest Alfred Wallis Budge - Chesters (England) - 1903 - 432 pages
...of the higher Empire, which continued with an admixture of the inferior coins of the lower Empire," at a depth of about three feet below the surface of the ground in the Well of Coventina. Sec John Clayton, Arch, sEl., viii. pp. 3 and i9. Height 7^ in. [No....
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The Art of Bonsai: Creation, Care and Enjoyment

Yuji Yoshimura, Giovanna M. Halford - Art - 1996 - 220 pages
...in Japan are much the same types as those found in any temperate climate. They should be collected at a depth of about three feet below the surface of the ground, to avoid contamination and insects, and should be spread out and dried in the sun for about...
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