carved stone balls
Whatever they were used for, carved stone balls represent some of the most fascinating objects you can see in a museum. They are predominantly a Scottish phenomenon, with a mere handful of specimens from northern Britain (Cumbria and Northumbria). There are distinct epi-centres in Orkney, Aberdeenshire and Scotland north of the Firth of Forth. The best place to see them is the National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh which has a brilliant collection on display at Chambers Street. However it…
Historic Environment Scotland
Kilmartin Glen, Baluachraig Cup and Ring Marks, Scotland. Many have tried to read symbolism into these cup-and-ring marks, but we can only speculate about their significance. It is difficult to date, but it is clear that the potential date range is very long, from around 3500 to around 1000 BCE. The Kilmartin Glen rock art, including that at Baluachraig, is likely to be around 5,000 years old.
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Beautiful Celtic Symbols and Their Intriguing Meanings
Among the many tribes that dominated western Europe, the Celts were one of the most widespread, geographically. They had a well-followed and preserved culture, that was based on a belief system, focusing mainly on sacred symbolism.
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