|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: `Stratified grit'.|
|Dimensions:||1.17 x 0.33 x 0.2 (converted from Macalister/1945)|
|Location:||University College, Cork|
In University College, Cork, according to Macalister/1945, 85.
|Condition:||inc , inc|
Macalister/1945, 86: `chipped here and there'.
|Decorations:||no other decoration|
|Macalister, R.A.S. (1945):||CLIUCOANA ||| S | MAQI MAQITREN ||| I|
CLIUCOANAS MAQI MAQI-TRENI
Macalister/1907 111 concise discussion
Macalister/1945 86--87 concise discussion
Ziegler/1994 258 reading only
|McManus, D. (1991):||CLIUC[O]ANA ||| S | MAQIMAQIT[R]E[N] ||| [I]|
CLIUC[O]ANAS MAQI MAQIT[R]E[NI]
McManus/1991 66 reading only
|Orientation:||vertical up up|
|Position:||n/a ; arris ; n/a ; undecorated|
Macalister/1945, 86, notes that the inscription `...is on two angles, not adjacent, but diametrically opposed'.
Macalister/1945, 86: `...pocked in rather bold scores'.
|Ling. Notes:||See McManus/1991, 102, 109.|
|Palaeography:||McManus/1991, 8, argues that `too wide a gap between scores' was left by the carver with the result that the reading appears as `CLIOCOANAS' instead of the intended -CUNAS.|
Macalister/1945, 86; `The last word is not so clear as the rest, as its notches are lost in the rather wide cleavage of the planes of the stratification'.