Keys to the Past

Cup and Ring Mark (Matfen)

A stone with a cup and ring mark carved onto it was found on top of a stone wall surrounding a small field at Ingoe. Such simple carvings probably date to the late Neolithic or early Bronze Age period. It is thought that they may have had some kind of religious purpose.

Reference number:N10295
Historical period: Neolithic (4000BC to 2200BC)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Matfen

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