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BURNT MOUND

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A mound of fire-cracked stone, often set beside a stream and including a trough or pit which may have been lined with clay, wood or stone. Assumed to be a location where heated stones were used to boil water for cooking purposes.

Related Terms

Term Note
HEARTH A slab, structure or place on which fires are made.
MOUND An artificial elevation of earth or stones. Use more specific term where known.

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