Glassamucky Mountain, county Dublin

O 129 214 - Sheet 50

The pointed tip of Sugarloaf Mountain is just visible to the SE of this massive bullaun-boulder.

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This illustration of how Egyptian stone vases were hollowed out
very likely shows how bullauns, too, might have been made...


...though they might also have been pecked out with an adze, rather as this one was made
in soft sandstone in 2003.