Cup marks and cup-and-ring marks :: Shared Description

Cup marks are found on prehistoric stones all over Scotland. They are shallow depressions about an inch or two (4 or 5 cm) in diameter, carved into the surface of the stones. Some cup marks are surrounded by one or more rings. Their purpose is unknown.
by Anne Burgess
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NR8590 : Cup-and-Ring Marked Rocks (2) by Anne Burgess
NR8391 : Cup-and-Ring-Marked Rock by Anne Burgess
NJ5725 : The Ringing Stone by Anne Burgess
NR8590 : Cup-and-Ring Marked Rocks (6) by Anne Burgess
NJ5725 : The Ringing Stone and Hill of Johnston by Anne Burgess
NR8391 : Cup-and-Ring-Marked Rock by Anne Burgess
NJ5548 : Rothiemay Recumbent Stone Circle (11) by Anne Burgess
NJ1468 : Cup and Ring Mark by Anne Burgess
NJ1468 : Cup and Ring Marked Rocks by Anne Burgess
NJ5548 : Rothiemay Recumbent Stone Circle (15) by Anne Burgess
NJ5548 : Rothiemay Recumbent Stone Circle (7) by Anne Burgess
NR8590 : Cup-and-Ring Marked Rocks (7) by Anne Burgess
NR8590 : Cup-and-Ring Marked Rocks (4) by Anne Burgess
NR8391 : Cup-and-Ring-Marked Rock by Anne Burgess
NR8590 : Cup-and-Ring Marked Rocks (5) by Anne Burgess
NR8391 : Cup-and-Ring-Marked Rock by Anne Burgess
NJ5548 : Rothiemay Recumbent Stone Circle (13) by Anne Burgess
NR8590 : Cup-and-Ring Marked Rocks (1) by Anne Burgess
NR8590 : Cup-and-Ring Marked Rocks (9) by Anne Burgess
NR8391 : Cup-and-Ring-Marked Rock by Anne Burgess
NR8590 : Cup-and-Ring Marked Rocks (8) by Anne Burgess
NJ5548 : Rothiemay Recumbent Stone Circle (14) by Anne Burgess
NJ1568 : Camus's Stone by Anne Burgess
NJ1468 : Easter Backlands of Roseisle by Anne Burgess
NR8590 : Cup-and-Ring Marked Rocks (3) by Anne Burgess

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Created: Wed, 18 Nov 2015, Updated: Fri, 11 Nov 2016

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