Herodotus' gold-digging ants in India

Allen W Thrasher athr at LOC.GOV
Mon Jul 20 14:29:33 EDT 2009

I think John Irwin discussed this in :
The Sacred Anthill and the Cult of the Primordial Mound
John C. Irwin
History of Religions, Vol. 21, No. 4 (May, 1982), pp. 339-360

He may have mentioned it in other articles.  I'll check my offprint file at home.


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