Part I: "Cup and ring marks"...why not "Sun and ring marks"?
It's quite confusing at first when you hear, or read the title, "Cup and ring marks" to describe an art form of rock carvings from 4,500 years ago. Therefore, I think it was lazy of art historians (and academics) to have done so, why? Because it lacks imagination. Why not "Sun and ring marks" instead? It would make a lot more sense. It was too easy to say "cup" and "ring" when the time came for them to be named. Furthermore, it is to blur this precious, and unique art into so