The Cochno Stone: A Massive, 5,000-Year-Old Cosmic Map?
‘Cochno Stone’ is old 5,000 years, and it has about ninety intricate spirals as well as intentions that present one very old cosmic map as some authors say. It was revealed in 1887, but it remained buried as a protection from vandalism.
This so-called ‘Cochno Stone’ is among the most amazing archaeological mysteries. Rev. Harvey revealed it in as we said 1887. It measures thirteen meters by 7.9, and it is considered as one of the finest sets of petroglyphs in Scotland.
Many researchers say that the petroglyphs present a cosmic map that includes stars and planets. Furthermore, in 1965, Ludovic Maclellan Mann who is an archaeologist, buried it under a few feet of soil in order to keep it safe from damage.
Also, he wanted to stop people adding more cravings on it. Archaeologists cannot agree on what precisely the huge stub depicts. It may be a map representing the earth or the sky, or some altar where people held rituals.
Some say that it may be a portal of death and life that symbolizes rebirth. Moreover, some archaeologists believe that the drawings of some lines, rings, and domes are an interpretation of rock art of ancient people. It has been found around the world.
The experts say that the symbols come from the early Bronze Age and the Neolithic Age, and even the Iron Age. According to Alexander McCallum, a researcher, the map shows communities in the Clyde Valley.
The markings are associated with some huge crop circles that have been attributed to alien civilizations. Also, some other akin chunks of solid objects have been revealed in Greece, India, Mexico, and Spain.
Today, it is still unknown what are the messages of the stone. The drawings may be border boundary signs, slits that have liquids in ritual celebrations, tribal symbols, the depiction of the cosmos, and there are many other explanations.
And, they may be just decorative forms which connect prehistoric people to abstract artists of the previous century. Even though the mystery continues, the intricate marks are found in many rock art sites across Europe.
Professionals have a plan to digitally map the stone, so that may help in revealing the message, its purpose, as well as finding out about the humans who did art five thousand years ago.
This was ‘once in a lifetime opportunity’ to Dr. Brophy, who specializes in urban archaeology. So, we only have to wait for the experts to unveil the mystery of the stone.