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By George Henry Hunt

This Elibron Classics variation is a facsimile reprint of a 1858 variation through G. Routledge & Co., London.

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Excavations at AMRI, particularly the second phase of research under Jean-Marie Casal in 1959–62, revealed a sequence of superposed building phases in stone and mud brick. Some structures were domestic, but the smaller rectangular buildings are thought to have been granaries. There is also evidence for the manufacture of jewelry, including shell bangles, and a rich ceramic industry. The faunal remains reveal a marked predominance of domestic cattle bones, along with the bones of sheep and goats.

Industrially the town saw specialized production of silver ornaments and mirrors, arsenic and lead bronzes, and a massive output of pottery vessels, as one kiln among many had a potential annual output of up to 20,000 vessels. By this juncture the population was in the vicinity of 7,000, and the Turkmenian oasis sites were in regular contact with the civilizations to the south. E. E. It is located on an eminence commanding a broad alluvial plain on the eastern shore of the Inland Sea. Because the earliest establishment of Yayoi culture did not occur on this part of the island of Honshu, the site represents the expansion of agricultural communities east from Kyushu to the area that was to become the heartland of Japanese civilization.

It includes a series of temples to the south of the INDRATATAKA, a BARAY, or reservoir, of unprecedented size (3,800 by 800 meters[12,540 by 2,640 ft]). E. ). The royal center of this king incorporated two major temples, known as PREAH KO and the BAKONG. The water of the Roluos River was diverted to fill the Indratataka and was then reticulated to service the extensive moats surrounding the temples, as well as presumably the royal palace. Preah Ko is a recent name meaning “sacred ox,” after the statues of the bull Nandi, SIVA’s sacred mount, which guard the entrance.

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