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5,000 Yr Old Cochno Stone to be 3D Laser Scanned in Scotland

An ancient historic site in Scotland to be revealed for the first time in 40 years to under go 3D laser scans, known as the Cochno Stone.

The Cochno Stone is a large Cup and ring marked rock at Auchnacraig, Faifley, West Dunbartonshire, Scotland. The Bronze Age stone measuring 42 feet (13 m) by 26 feet (7.9 m) was rediscovered in 1887 by the Rev. James Harvey. It features around 90 carved indentations, considered to be one of the finest sets ofpetroglyphs in Scotland.

The stone was reburied in the 1960s to protect it against vandalism. In 2015 it was re-exposed for investigation during a 3-day dig by a team involving archaeologists from the University of Glasgow.

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