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  • noun Plural form of cupule.

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Examples

  • The oldest known rock art is a 300,000-year-old panel of small chipped cups, called cupules, found in India.

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  • Here is a picture of my colleague Bryon Bass next to a rock covered with cupules.

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  • Data from other tribes here links cupules to other fertility rites.

    Cupules and Geophagy

  • Kevin Callahan, an archaeologist from Minnesota, presented a paper at the Society for American Archaeology meetings a few years ago that tied California cupules to a world-wide phenomenon that apparently has great time depth.

    Archive 2005-10-01

  • Kevin Callahan, an archaeologist from Minnesota, presented a paper at the Society for American Archaeology meetings a few years ago that tied California cupules to a world-wide phenomenon that apparently has great time depth.

    Cupules and Geophagy

  • Data from other tribes here links cupules to other fertility rites.

    Archive 2005-10-01

  • In this view some cupules were “functional” in the sense that they were made to grind and obtain rock powder.

    Cupules and Geophagy

  • In this view some cupules were “functional” in the sense that they were made to grind and obtain rock powder.

    Archive 2005-10-01

  • Here is a picture of my colleague Bryon Bass next to a rock covered with cupules.

    Cupules and Geophagy

  • There is even a perforated object like the slate crooks of M. Cartailhac, from Portugal, but rather more like the silhouette of a bird, {121a} and there are decorative mace-heads in soft stone. {121b} Some of the prehistoric figurines of human beings from Egypt are studded with "cups," _cupules_, _ecuelles_, or whatever we may be permitted to name them.

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