|Discovery:||recognised, 1782 Pelham, H.|
|History:||According to Macalister/1945, 144, this stone was found `in an ancient burial-ground, callled Kilvickillane, on the shore of Smerwick Bay'. It was subsequently transferred in 1848 to Chute Hall, near Tralee, where it remains.|
|Geology:||Macalister/1945, 149: `Grit'|
|Dimensions:||1.02 x 0.3 x 0.18 (converted from Macalister/1945)|
Macalister/1945, 145--147: `this stone was found in an ancient burial-ground, callled Kilvickillane, on the shore of Smerwick Bay...It was taken to his residence, Chute Hall, near Tralee'.
|Condition:||complete , some|
Macalister/1945, 149, refers to some letters being chipped off the stone.
|Decorations:||no other decoration|
|Macalister, R.A.S. (1897):||CCICAMINIMAQQICATTINI|
CCICAMINI MAQQI CATTINI
Macalister/1897 30--31 reading only
Macalister/1945 149 reading only
Ziegler/1994 264 reading only
|Cuppage, J. (1986):||CCICAMINIMAQQ[I]C[A]TTINI|
CCICAMINI MAQQ[I] C[A]TTINI
Cuppage/etal/1986 149 reading only
|Orientation:||vertical up down|
|Position:||n/a ; arris ; n/a ; undecorated|
Macalister/1945, 149: `Of 4I, all but I1 is chipped off, as are also the proximal ends of the C of Cattini and the following A. The doubled initial C does not appear to be anything more than an engraver's freak: it would be a mistake to separate CCI from the rest of the names and to equate it to the always enclitic KOI'.