The Mound at Marathon

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“Near the southern extremity of the plain of Marathon rises a conical mound, 30 feet high. it covers the remains of the 192 Greeks who fell in the battle. Excavations undertaken in 1890-1891 disclosed ashes, human bones and fragments of pottery belonging to the era of the Persian wars."—Webster, 1913


Webster, Hutton Ancient History (Boston, MA: D.C. Heath & Co., 1913)


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