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cup-and-ring

adjective

pertaining to a circular depression surrounded by concentric rings, found on many megalithic monuments

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  • What do these cup-and-ring markings so commonly discovered upon the monuments of Brittany portend?

  • Another group of these remarkable objects shows markings of the cup-and-ring order, circles, linear incisions, and perforations.

    The Clyde Mystery Andrew Lang
  • Their ornamentation is chiefly of the cup-and-ring order, only a few p. 72having patterns composed of straight lines.

    The Clyde Mystery Andrew Lang

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