A mound is a heaped pile of earth, gravel, sand, rocks, or debris. Most commonly, mounds are earthen formations such as hills and mountains, particularly if they appear artificial. A mound may be any rounded area of topographically higher elevation on any surface. Ceremonial (platform), burial (tumulus), and commemorative purposes. Mongolia Gobi desert Bayankhongor Province Aimag Bumbugur. Bombogor inscription stele Turkic inscriptions Mongolian steppe historical history old age antique historic rock archaeological, archeological archaeologic archeologic monuments obelisk stone monument stela memorial cemetery graveyard Siberia Russia Central Asia Asian Bronze Age archaeology. UHD 4K 3840X2160.