Baile an Ásaigh

In August 1982, during land development work, 2 boulders, both with cup-and-circle motifs, were discovered under about .2m of soil in a fairly level field on the E side of the valley that extends NE from Dingle Town. Both have now been placed against the S field boundary.
The larger stone (KE043-226----), measuring 2.34m x 2.24m (illustrated), was found decorated face upwards. Eleven cup-and-circles and one solitary cup-mark occupy less than half the upper surface, the remainder being undecorated. Some of the circles appear gapped but this may not be deliberate as the motifs are considerably weathered.
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Ballinasig Rock Art


The above description is derived from J. Cuppage (compiler) 'Corca Dhuibhne. Dingle Peninsula archaeological survey.' Ballyferriter. Oidhreacht Chorca Dhuibhne (1986), no. 170.

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