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Corpus Refs:Macalister/1907:139
Macalister/1945:70
Site:AHLIS
Discovery:first mentioned, 1841 Hawkes, Z.
History:Macalister/1945, 73: `discovered in a souterrain by Z. Hawkes and Windele in 1841. taken out of the cave sometime toward the end of the nineteenth century, by the proprietor, the late Mr. R. Bence Jones, and placed on a rockery in his garden: but afterwards acquired from him by the Royal Irish Academy. This was the seventh roofing-slab in the cave'.
Geology:Macalister/1945, 73: `Coarse grained clay-slate'.
Dimensions:1.52 x 0.64 x 0.22 (converted from Macalister/1945)
Setting:in display
Location:National Museum, Dublin
Macalister/1945, 73: `now in the Academy's Collection, housed in the National Museum.' Gippert/Web, Ogham 70: `The present stone...could not be identified when visiting the N.M. in 1988'.
Form:plain
Condition:inc , some
Folklore:none
Crosses:none
Decorations:no other decoration

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Inscriptions


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Readings

Macalister, R.A.S. (1907):CUNAGUSOSMAQIMUCOIVIRA ||| GNI
Expansion:
CUNAGUSOS MAQI MUCOI VIRAGNI
Macalister/1907 56--57 concise discussion
Macalister, R.A.S. (1945):CUNAGUSOSMAQIMUCOIVIRA ||| GNI
Expansion:
CUNAGUSOS MAQI MUCOI VIRAGNI
Macalister/1907 56--57 reading only
Macalister/1945 73--74 concise discussion
Ziegler/1994 257 reading only
McManus, D. (1991):CUNAGUSOSMAQIMUCOIVIRA ||| G[N]I
Expansion:
CUNAGUSOS MAQI MUCOI VIRAGNI
McManus/1991 65 reading only

Notes

Orientation:vertical up along down
Position:n/a ; arris ; n/a ; inc
Incision:incised
Date:None published
Language:Goidelic (ogham)
Ling. Notes:none
Palaeography:Macalister/1945, 73--74; `The letters are cut on a very obtuse angle, in the middle of one of the broad faces of the slab; not on an edge, except the last few letter, which run along the edge of the top, and are there not easy to decipher'.
Legibility:inc
Macalister/1945, 74: `The inscription can be read as under with certainty, in spite of the slight difficulty of the terminal letters...The edge next to the dexter side of the inscription shews unmistakable traces of artificial flaking, alomost certainly inflicted to remove an earlier inscription'.
Lines:1
Carving errors:n
Doubtful:no

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