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Oganu cup-marked stone

Location
State:
Latvia
Region:
Zemgale
County:
Dobeles
Parish:
Naudītes
Other references to the location
Within a thick spruce forest, 500 m direction NNE from the Skroderu Stone. 220 m direction W from the forest road, on the W side of an artificial pond, 30 m away from its banks.
Coordinates
lat=56.5624166667, lon=23.0981333333
56° 33' 44" N, 23° 5' 53" E
Description

Red crystalline granite. Dimensions of the stone: 1,85 x 0,90 x 0,45 m, circumference 4,60 m. There are five orbicular dimples on its surface. Largest of them are around 5 - 6 cm in diameter and

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0,9 cm deep.

Narrative

Newly discovered on 19 July 2011 by A.Grinbergs. An ancient cult stone - cup-marked stone. This is the first cup-marked-stone known in Zemgale region.

Attraction
In historic terms a very significant object, which enlarges the area of distribution of the cup-marked stones in Latvia.
Availability
Extremely hard to find.
Infrastructure, management, facilities
The stone is located in a wild forest, and the ground cover has been much dug out by the wild boars, which are often seen in the vicinity of the stone. Nearest towns - Kronauce and Dobele. Dobele castle ruins, Dobele Craftsmen Centre, Upitis' Lilac G
Local info
No information.
Capacity
0 - 9
Publicity
Unknown
Legal Status
Private
Comments
Several holy places in the vicinity. The stone shall be included on the list of protected heritage monuments.

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