Cup-Marks on the Stone Circles and Standing-Stones of Aberdeenshire and part of Banffshire
Lid, Tallow, Handle Hinge, Cast Iron
Thirteenth, Fourteenth Centuries
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.