NS2984 : Glennan Burn cup-marked stone

taken 3 years ago, near to Rhu, Argyll And Bute, Great Britain

Glennan Burn cup-marked stone
Glennan Burn cup-marked stone
For a view from the other side, on the same day, see NS2984 : Cup-marked stone with new interpretation panel; the new interpretation panel is, as the present picture shows, beside the path.

The end-note mentions that, during an archaeological investigation in 2015, it was found that one piece of the stone had long been upside down. In the present picture, that piece, which has recently been set the right way up, is on the near left, the texture of its upper surface appearing different from that of the pieces next to it, presumably on account of its having lain the other way up for a century or more.
Glennan Burn cup-marked stone
The boulder bears some cup-marks, and some rings (a few reports claim that the rings are worn away, but, as of 2015, they were still faintly visible when lit by a low sun). See LinkExternal link (at Canmore) for other archaeological details. The boulder had been blasted into pieces long ago, and an examination in 2015 revealed that one fragment was upside down; that piece was then set the right way up. By the end of 2016, an interpretation panel had been installed nearby.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 1 November, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 24 November, 2016
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 2905 8457 [10m precision]
WGS84: 56:1.4070N 4:44.6730W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NS 2904 8457
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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