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" This construction recals to mind that of one of the Egyptian pyramids of Sakharah, which has six stories; and which, according to Pocock, is a mass of pebbles and yellow mortar, covered on the outside with rough stones. "
Transactions and Collections of the American Antiquarian Society - Page 255
by American Antiquarian Society - 1820 - 436 pages
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Archaeologia Americana: Transactions and Collections of the ..., Volume 1

American Antiquarian Society - United States - 1820
...natives, as burial places for the chiefs of the tribes. Around the Cheops and the Mycerinus in Fgypt, there are eight small pyramids, placed with symmetry,...of stone, and covered with plates of gold, of which ihey were stripped by the soldiers of Cortez.— * Mandelstein of tha 'German mineralogists. When bishop...
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Museum Americanum, Or, Select Antiquities, Curiosities, Beauties, and ...

Charles Hulbert - America - 1823 - 346 pages
...amygdaloid.• This construction recalls to mind that of one of the Egyptian pyramids of Sakharab, which has six stories ; and which, according to Pocock,...Teocallis were two colossal statues of the Sun and Moon : they were of stone, and covered with plates of gold, of which they were stripped by the soldiers...
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View of the Origin and Migrations of the Polynesian Nation: Demonstrating ...

John Dunmore Lang - Polynesians - 1834 - 256 pages
...stones ; and it is encased by a thick wall of tezontli, or porous amygdaloid. This construction recalls to mind that of one of the Egyptian pyramids of Sakharah,...Pocock, is a mass of pebbles and yellow mortar, covered OH the outside with rough stones. On the top of the great Mexican teocallis were two colossal statues...
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View of the Origin and Migrations of the Polynesian Nation: Demonstrating ...

John Dunmore Lang - Ethnology - 1834 - 256 pages
...stones; and it is encased by a thick wall of tezontli, or porous amygdaloid. This construction recalls to mind that of one of the Egyptian pyramids of Sakharah, which has six stories j and which, according to Pocock, is a mass of pebbles and yellow mortar, covered on the outside with...
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The Hesperian, Volume 3

William Davis Gallagher, Otway Curry - 1839
...of one of the Egyptian pyramids of Sakhara, which has six stories, and which, according to Pococke, is a mass of pebbles and yellow mortar, covered on the outside with rough stones."* The pyramids of Dgizeh, in Egypt, it will be borne in mind, are also surrounded by smaller edifices...
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The Christian Review, Volume 4

Baptists - 1839
...of one of. the Egyptian pyramids of Sakhara, which has six stories, and which, according to Pococke, is a mass of pebbles and yellow mortar, covered on the outside with rough stones." In Hutnboldt's " Essai Politique sur la Nouvelle Espagne," we find a sketch of the teocalli of Cholula,...
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Fugitive Essays, Upon Interesting and Useful Subjects, Relating to the Early ...

Charles Whittlesey - Geology - 1852 - 397 pages
...of one of the Egyptian pyramids of Sakhara, which has six stories, and which, according to Pococko, is a mass of pebbles and yellow mortar, covered on the outside with rough stones." t The pyramids of Dgizeh, in Egypt, it will be borne inmind, are also surrounded by smaller edifices...
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Fugitive Essays, Upon Interesting and Useful Subjects, Relating to the Early ...

Charles Whittlesey - Geology - 1852 - 397 pages
...of one of the Egyptian pyramids of Sakhara, which has six stories, and which, according to Pococke, is a mass of pebbles and yellow mortar, covered on the outside with rough stones." f The pyramids of Dgizeh, in Egypt, it will be borne injiiind, are also surrounded by smaller edifices...
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The Native Races of the Pacific States of North America: Primitive history. 1876

Hubert Howe Bancroft - Indians - 1876
...of these two pyramids recalls to Mr Ranking's mind that of "one of the Egyptian pyramids of Sakhara, which has six stories; and which, according to Pocock,...and yellow mortar, covered on the outside with rough stones."121 In some few instances human remains have been found in American pyramids, though never...
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The native races of the Pacific states of North America, Volume 5

Hubert Howe Bancroft - 1876
...recalls to Mr Ranking's mind that of "one of the Egyptian pyramids of Sakhara, which has six stones; and which, according to Pocock, is a mass of pebbles...and yellow mortar, covered on the outside with rough stones."121 In some few instances human remains have been found in American pyramids, though never...
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