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Submitted by KaiHofmann on Friday, 16 April 2010  Page Views: 3655

Rock ArtSite Name: Herrgottstein (Mettlach)
Country: Germany Land: Saarland Type: Rock Art
Nearest Town: Mettlach  Nearest Village: Mettlach
Latitude: 49.500500N  Longitude: 6.595500E
Condition:
5Perfect
4Almost Perfect
3Reasonable but with some damage
2Ruined but still recognisable as an ancient site
1Pretty much destroyed, possibly visible as crop marks
0No data.
-1Completely destroyed
4 Ambience:
5Superb
4Good
3Ordinary
2Not Good
1Awful
0No data.
3 Access:
5Can be driven to, probably with disabled access
4Short walk on a footpath
3Requiring a bit more of a walk
2A long walk
1In the middle of nowhere, a nightmare to find
0No data.
5 Accuracy:
5co-ordinates taken by GPS or official recorded co-ordinates
4co-ordinates scaled from a detailed map
3co-ordinates scaled from a bad map
2co-ordinates of the nearest village
1co-ordinates of the nearest town
0no data
4

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Herrgottstein (Mettlach)
Herrgottstein (Mettlach) submitted by KaiHofmann : Herrgottstein Rock from the back, with "Rosstrappe", cup and ring marks. (Vote or comment on this photo)
Cup and Ring marks in Saarland

the Herrgottstein (Stone of the Lord) is probably from the bronze-age (1000 B.C) .
On it´s surface are a lot of cups and marks on some parts it looks like a polissoir. on the top is an engraved abstract human footprint.
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Herrgottstein (Mettlach)
Herrgottstein (Mettlach) submitted by KaiHofmann : Herrgottstein Rock with patterns and cup and ring marks & Polissoir marks (Vote or comment on this photo)

Herrgottstein (Mettlach)
Herrgottstein (Mettlach) submitted by KaiHofmann : Herrgottstein Rock with patterns and cup and ring marks. (Vote or comment on this photo)

Herrgottstein (Mettlach)
Herrgottstein (Mettlach) submitted by KaiHofmann : Herrgottstein Rock with "Rosstrappe" and Footprint mark, cup and ring marks. (Vote or comment on this photo)

Herrgottstein (Mettlach)
Herrgottstein (Mettlach) submitted by KaiHofmann : Herrgottstein Rock from the left,with cup and ring marks. (Vote or comment on this photo)

Herrgottstein (Mettlach)
Herrgottstein (Mettlach) submitted by KaiHofmann : Herrgottstein Rock with "Rosstrappe" mark, cup and ring marks.

Herrgottstein (Mettlach)
Herrgottstein (Mettlach) submitted by KaiHofmann : Herrgottstein Rock with "Rosstrappe" and Footprint mark, cup and ring marks.

Herrgottstein (Mettlach)
Herrgottstein (Mettlach) submitted by KaiHofmann : Herrgottstein Rock with "Rosstrappe", cup and ring marks.

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