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National Museum Denmark — Images (click to view fullsize)

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Madsebakke (south ) (Cup and Ring Marks / Rock Art) — Images

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Dun Borve (Stone Fort / Dun) — Images

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Gladsax 8:1 (Passage Grave) — Fieldnotes

400m north of http://www.themodernantiquarian.com/site/18310/gladsax_91.html and clearly visible from it .
The passage ,at 136 degrees , is one of the few with a possible winter solstice sunrise alignment .
The capstone has 11 ships ,animal figures and 90 cup marks .
Finds included a large amount of ceramic, flint fragments, 5 amber pearls, 3 arrows , 2 pins and a slate pendant.

Gladsax 8:1 (Passage Grave) — Images

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Madsebakke (south ) (Cup and Ring Marks / Rock Art) — Images

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Lunnabjär aka Borrby 3:1 (Barrow / Cairn Cemetery) — Fieldnotes

A group of nine Bronze Age barrows and five urn graves discovered in 1934 and recently cleared .
Finds were human remains , bronze knives tweezers and a tutulus (circular bronze ornament with projecting central point , associated with female burials e.g. Egtved girl . See :
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x5SwWPu2So8&feature=player_embedded#! )

Lunnabjär aka Borrby 3:1 (Barrow / Cairn Cemetery) — Images

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Earl Cairnie (Cairn(s)) — Images

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Havängsdösen — Images

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Simrishamn 23:1 (Cup and Ring Marks / Rock Art) — Images

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Cornwall — News

Ancient stone monuments may have been used for Mysterious moonlit ceremonies, say archaeologists


http://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/2017/07/07/ancient-stone-monuments-may-have-used-mysterious-moonlit-ceremonies/


The rationale for the headline produces some wonderful one liners .
Did someone actually say "“When we went out to some imaging at night, when the camera flashed we suddenly saw more and more art, which suggested that it was meant to be seen at night and in the moonlight."
Laughter aside , the important thing is that there are some genuine markings in an area where they are far from common .

Gladsax 9:1 (Passage Grave) — Images

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Hellig Kvinde (Stone Setting) — Fieldnotes

Hellig Kvinde (trans.) Holy woman and the other smaller stones in the open (to the west ) rectangular setting , her children .
The adjacent broken stone could have been the bodach (Hellig Mand ) to the cailleach but goes unmentioned .

Hellig Kvinde (Stone Setting) — Images

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Järrestad (Cup and Ring Marks / Rock Art) — Images

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