AHLIS/3

Corpus Refs:Macalister/1907:140
Macalister/1945:71
Site:AHLIS
Discovery:first mentioned, 1868 Brash, R.R.
History:Macalister/1945, 73, 75: `discovered in a souterrain by Brash in 1868. This stone supported a short lintel'.
Geology:
Dimensions:0.97 x 0.3 x 0.13 (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'.
Form:plain
Condition:inc , inc
Folklore:none
Crosses:none
Decorations:no other decoration

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Inscriptions


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Readings

Macalister, R.A.S. (1907):COIMAGNIMAQIMOCIGA[--
Expansion:
COIMAGNI MAQI MOCIGA[--
Macalister/1907 57--58 reading only
Macalister, R.A.S. (1945):COIMAGNIMAQIMOCOIGA[--
Expansion:
COIMAGNI MAQI MOCOI GA[--
Macalister/1907 57--58 reading only
Macalister/1945 75 reading only
Ziegler/1994 75 reading only
McManus, D. (1991):CO[I]MAGNIMAQIMOCOIG[--
Expansion:
CO[I]MAGNI MAQI MOCOI G[--
McManus/1991 66 reading only
Gippert, J. (1997):C[OI]MAGNIMAQIM[OC]O[I][--
Expansion:
C[OI]MAGNI MAQI M[OC]O[I]
Gippert/Web 71 reading only [Gippert 71]

Notes

Orientation:Indeterminate
Position:n/a ; arris ; inc ; separated
Incision:incised
Macalister/1907, 58: `The scores are very small and cramped, and need the most careful attention to decipher accurately'.
Macalister/1945, 75: `The scores are fine and minute, becoming more so in the latter part of the inscription'.
Date:None published
Language:Goidelic (ogham)
Ling. Notes:none
Palaeography:Macalister/1945, 75: `The first two scores of the N have been made with a slope under the influence of the preceding G'.
Legibility:poor
Macalister/1945, 75: `...it was impossible to read the inscription until the cave had been dismantled...The last word is worn and flaked away except the first two letters: faint traces can be discovered here and there, but they are quite indefinite - probably illusory'.

Gippert/Web, Ogham 71: `Of Macalister's GA-, there are hardly any traces visible at all'.

Lines:1
Carving errors:n
Doubtful:no

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