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Historic Scotland

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Overview

Pick out the 5,000-year-old carvings on this well-preserved outcrop of rock art.

Kilmartin’s many rock art sites share similar motifs, but the Kilmichael Glassary carvings each possess their own unique character. Among the cup and ring marks are several keyhole-shaped carvings, which aren’t found anywhere else in the area.

We can never know its precise meaning of these carvings, but they remain a fascinating subject for study.

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