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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 ...

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: A Magazine Devoted to the Study of the Past, Volume 22

Edward Walford, 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: A Magazine Devoted to the Study of the Past, Volume 22

Edward Walford, 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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