Dean returned to the job of moving the mounds of white.
Karaburshlu, Arbistan, Gerchin, Sinjerli; mounds about the head-waters of the Kara Su.
To the north of the walls the site of old Herat was indicated by a vast mass of debris - mounds of bricks and pottery intersected by a network of shallow trenches, where the only semblance of a protective wall was the irregular line of the Tal-i-Bangi.
These hills, however, are mere mounds of from 20 to 40 ft.
above the sea in this district, never above 70, and are generally treeless except for marginal timber along the sluggish, meandering streams. One of their peculiar features - the sandy circular " mounds," 2 to 10 ft.