BAKNK/2

Corpus Refs:Macalister/1945:83
Site:BAKNK
Discovery:non-arch dig, 1891 Barry, E.
History:Macalister/1907, 108: `...first brought to knowledge through the exertions of the late Father Barry, who, after describing them, had them buried again where they were found. They were afterwards re-exhumed, however, by Mrs Donovan's sons'.

Macalister/1945, 85: `Afterwards under the influence of Rev. Canon Power...removed to University College, Cork'.

Geology:Macalister/1945, 86: `slate'.
Dimensions:0.81 x 0.51 x 0.15 (converted from Macalister/1945)
Setting:in display
Location:University College, Cork
Macalister/1945, 85, `University College, Cork'.
Form:plain
Power et al/1994, 60: `Slate stone...broken from upper end of larger stone'.
Condition:frgmntry , some
Macalister/1945, 86: `...evidently broken from the upper end of a larger stone a little chipped'.
Folklore:none
Crosses:none
Decorations:no other decoration

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Inscriptions


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Readings

Macalister, R.A.S. (1907):--]MDULICCI ||| MACIEBR ||| [--
Expansion:
--]MDULICCI MACIE BR[--
Macalister/1907 109--110 reading only
Macalister, R.A.S. (1945):LAMADILICCIMACMAI ||| CBRO || CC
Expansion:
LAMADILICCI MAC MAIC BROCC
Macalister/1945 86 reading only
McManus, D. (1991):LAMAD[O^U]LICCIMAC ||| []CBRO[C]
Expansion:
LAMAD[O]LICCI MAC []C BRO[C]
Expansion:
LAMAD[U]LICCI MAC []C BRO[C]
McManus/1991 66 reading only
Gippert, J. (1997):[LAM]ADULICC[I]MA[CMAICBRO ||| CC]
Expansion:
[LAM]ADULICC[I] MA[C MAIC BROCC]
Gippert/Web Ogham 83 reading only [Gippert 83]

Notes

Orientation:vertical up along down
Position:n/a ; arris ; n/a ; undecorated
Incision:incised
Macalister/1945, 86: `Inscription chiselled'.
Date:None published
Language:Goidelic (ogham)
Ling. Notes:Macalister/1945, 86: `absolutely unique in giving us the Old Irish genitive for MAIC in Ogham writing'.

McManus/1991, 66, states `I cannot confirm MAIC which Macalister read'.

Palaeography:Gippert/Web, Ogham 83: `In the first name, there is hardly space enough for Macalister's I. An -U- seems well conceivable instead. MAC MAIC is quite doubtful, BROCC even more so'.

Macalister/1945, 86: `irregular scores'.

Legibility:some
Macalister/1945, 86: `inscription ... a little chipped, but otherwise in fair condition'.
Lines:1
Carving errors:n
Doubtful:no

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