Cup-Marks on the Stone Circles and Standing-Stones of Aberdeenshire and part of Banffshire

James Ritchie (Author)


Keyword(s):
Lid, Tallow, Handle Hinge, Cast Iron
Period(s):
Thirteenth, Fourteenth Centuries

Abstract


The cup-marks have been arranged according to their occurrence on stone circles, on standing-stones unconnected with circles, and on rock surfaces. The cup-marks on\r\nstones which form parts of circles are all found either on the recumbent stone or in its immediate neighbourhood, nor do they occur on all the circles in the county. The possible function of the cup-marks in considered.

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Published
30-11-1918
How to Cite
Ritchie, J. (1918). Cup-Marks on the Stone Circles and Standing-Stones of Aberdeenshire and part of Banffshire. Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 52, 86-121. Retrieved from http://journals.socantscot.org/index.php/psas/article/view/7444
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