Latest topics
» UFO News ~ Man Witnesses 3 Large Objects In The Sky Over Lyon France plus MORE
Today at 11:09 am by PurpleSkyz

» Controversy in SpaceX: Mission to the Moon aborted?
Today at 10:55 am by PurpleSkyz

» Artist Who Was Dead For Seven Minutes Now Paints What He Saw After “Crossing the Threshhold”
Today at 10:45 am by PurpleSkyz

» Benjamin Fulford Update July 16, 2018
Today at 10:40 am by PurpleSkyz

» Shroud of Turin mystery deepens after dramatic ‘bleeding simulation’ experiment
Today at 10:38 am by PurpleSkyz

» The Real Story of Angels & Demons
Today at 10:30 am by PurpleSkyz

» David Icke - What is Success?
Today at 10:27 am by PurpleSkyz

» The War on Consciousness – Graham Hancock
Today at 10:25 am by PurpleSkyz

» The Catholic Church & The Abuse Of Ireland
Today at 7:00 am by topspin2

» How is RMN doing with all the ZAP crap?
Today at 1:44 am by 4-truth

» Jerzy Babkowski (AKA ZAP) - "Good Vibrations" - Royal Rife?
Today at 1:37 am by 4-truth

» POOFness for JULY 15: DRIFT OVER TO THE SCREEN AND SEND ME DONATIONS SAPS!
Today at 12:01 am by RamblerNash

» GAIA TV IMPLODING, What's Next? Part 1&2
Yesterday at 10:05 pm by PurpleSkyz

» What the Heck is Going on in the SKY??
Yesterday at 9:54 pm by PurpleSkyz

» Fermi Paradox? Drake Equation? - Time To Shut Down The Channel...
Yesterday at 9:21 pm by PurpleSkyz

» Is JFK Jr. alive, and collaborating with Trump? Behind Q, is R?
Yesterday at 9:19 pm by MartyM

» Linda Moulton Howe Dan Eugene Willis Part 1&2
Yesterday at 9:08 pm by PurpleSkyz

» Flying cars closer to reality as test footage reveal vehicle which ANYONE can drive
Yesterday at 4:39 pm by PurpleSkyz

» Wealthy Elite Reveal Plans To Leave Earth Before ‘Imminent’ Apocalypse
Yesterday at 4:32 pm by PurpleSkyz

» Cindy Kay Currier ~ Zimbabwe currency plus more
Yesterday at 3:25 pm by PurpleSkyz

»  Bank Trolls By Anna Von Reitz plus more
Yesterday at 3:01 pm by PurpleSkyz

» Anonymous: HAS ANYONE ELSE MENTIONED THIS?" DO THEY KNOW WHAT'S COMING?"
Yesterday at 12:11 pm by MartyM


CLICK THE SUBSCRIBE BUTTON BELOW TO RECEIVE OUR DAILY NEWSLETTER

A 2ND EMAIL COMPLETES THE ACTIVATION PROCESS




CLICK THE PURPLE BUTTON TO VIEW OUR LATEST POSTS



You are not connected. Please login or register

Out Of Mind » GALACTIC AWARENESS » HISTORIES MYSTERIES » Mysterious Cochno Stone Uncovered Again After 50 Years

Mysterious Cochno Stone Uncovered Again After 50 Years

Go down  Message [Page 1 of 1]

PurpleSkyz

avatar
Admin


Share this story:
Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on email Share on print More Sharing Services
Follow us:





MessageToEagle.com - Is it an ancient map, symbolic portals of reincarnation, astronomical constellations, or ceremonial markers for sacrifice?

Is the stone perhaps a representation of something entirely unknown?

Ever since the 5,000-year-old mysterious Cochno stone was discovered, scientists have been scratching their heads trying to figure out its true meaning. Today, they are not closer to solving this ancient mystery.

As we described in MessageToEagle's article, there are many beautiful cup-marks in Scotland. These very ancient carvings are the key to ancient art of our ancestors.

These strange marks have puzzled both researchers and layman alike for more than a century.



The Cochno stone which measures 42ft by 26ft was discovered by the Reverend James Harvey in 1887 in Scotland.

Cochno is the name of a historic estate where the noble Hamilton family had their seat. Today, the estate, and with it Cochno House is owned by Glasgow University's School of Veterinary medicine.

The stone lies off the Cochno Road near Clydebank's Faifley housing estate on land half owned privately and half by West Dunbartonshire Council.





It is an incredible array of ancient art, also sometimes known as the Druid Stone.

The stone is covered in about 90 carved indentations, or "cups", and grooved spirals, along with a ringed cross and a pair of four-toed feet.

It is widely recognized as "one of Scotland finest collections of petroglyphs". The problem is that no-one understand the meaning of these petroglyphs or the stone's purpose.

History researcher Alexander McCallum says there are several interpretations for the carvings.



He said: "Some people think that the Cochno Stone is a map showing the other settlements in the Clyde Valley - that's one of the theories.
I think it was probably used for lots of things; it was never used for just one thing and over hundreds of years it changed use.

"As far as the symbolism goes, some believe it's a portal, of life and death, rebirth, a womb and a tomb - people believed in reincarnation, so they would go into the earth and then come out again."

He said it was also possible the stone had been used in sacrificial ceremonials, with milk or water poured into the grooves and channels as offerings, or that the markings were astronomical maps, showing constellations that guided prehistoric farmers' crop sewing.




Drawing of the patterns in the Cochno Stone.

Mr McCallum said similar carvings had been found around the world, including in Hawaii, India and Africa, while in Scotland they tended to be found along the west coast near the sea or rivers, often close to copper mines.

In 1964, archaeologists suggested the Cochno Stone should be buried under several feet of soil to protect the carvings from further damage by vandals. The stone has been covered ever since.

Now, after being hidden for 50 years, the Cochno Stone is uncovered again. This has sparked a lot of debate whether it is the right thing to do. According to Scotsman A spokeswoman for West Dunbartonshire Council said it would "seek professional advice on the implications of uncovering the area", adding: "Our priority is to ensure this renowned site is preserved and protected in a sustainable way."

A spokeswoman for Historic Scotland said it too would be "happy to support any considered and adequately resourced proposals to uncover it, in conjunction with the local authority and the landowner".




"In the 50 years since it was covered over, there have been significant advances in recording techniques and our understanding of conservation, and we would be happy to support any considered and adequately resourced proposals to uncover it, in conjunction with the local authority and the landowner."

Meanwhile, the nation said: "Well, get on with it." It seems beyond absurd that these ancient carvings were buried under the soil and forgotten about. It's like a kind of reverse archaeology. They're the carvings that time, or somebody, forgot. As to what they mean, examine the evidence and let your imagination roam free. Theories advanced hitherto include a map of Clyde Valley settlements, symbolic portals of reincarnation, astronomical constellations, and ceremonial markers for sacrifice.

If only the Cochno Stone could speak. It would probably say: "Please do not cover me in soil." According to Mr McCallum, meanwhile, similar carvings can be found in Hawaii, India and Africa, which hints at a mind-boggling coincidence of cultural expression.

Hopefully, the precious Cochno Stone will not be damaged and perhaps on day in the future we will find out its true purpose. If not, it will still remain one of Scotland's most beautiful and intriguing collections of petroglyphs.

© MessageToEagle.com.

Follow MessageToEagle.com for the latest news on Facebook and Twitter or sign up for our free daily newsletter!

Recommend this article:



  

Back to top  Message [Page 1 of 1]

Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum