NZ2465 : Prehistoric rock-art outside Great North Museum (Hancock)

taken 4 years ago, near to Newcastle Upon Tyne, Great Britain

Prehistoric rock-art outside Great North Museum (Hancock)
Prehistoric rock-art outside Great North Museum (Hancock)
The large cup and ring marked boulder was found at Birney Hill south of Darras Hall, Ponteland NZ1469 : Birney Hill Hall though the trees. The building company whose workers uncovered the stone, Wardell Armstrong, transported it to a site near the south door of the Great North Museum (Hancock) in early 2015.
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The boulder measures 1.5m x 1m x 0.9m, with the upper surface decorated with over 30 cup-marks, six of which had partial surrounding rings.

There is a 3D model of the boulder here: LinkExternal link
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Date Taken
Thursday, 17 December, 2015   (more nearby)
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Thursday, 17 December, 2015
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Public buildings and spaces  Educational sites  City, Town centre 
Primary Subject of Photo
Museum 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 2481 6518 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:58.8367N 1:36.8330W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 24807 65186
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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