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Title: Cup-marked rocks on the Meayll Peninsula
Authors: Woodcock, Jennifer
Crellin, Rachel J.
First Published: 1-Apr-2016
Publisher: Isle of Man Natural History and Antiquarian Society
Citation: Isle of Man Studies, 2016, XIV
Abstract: The decoration of natural rock surfaces and a range of prehistoric stone monuments with rings, hollows and other markings, broad ly known as cup - and - ring marks, occur throughout the British Isles, and across Europe more widely and is widely accepted to be a form of prehistoric rock art . Designs include simple cup - like hollows, which may sometimes be encircled by one or more concentric rings, some with radial lines, and a variety of linear and curvilinear tracks or other more complex patterns. On some surfaces only a single cup is foun d, but more commonly the designs occur in groups. Whilst in some places rock faces may be covered with carvings , adjacent expanses of rock may not have been used at all. [Opening paragraph]
Embargo on file until: 1-Apr-2021
Version: Post-print
Status: Peer-reviewed
Type: Journal Article
Rights: Copyright © 2016.
Description: The file associated with this record is under embargo for 5 years from the date of first publication.
Appears in Collections:Published Articles, School of Archaeology and Ancient History

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