|Discovery:||first mentioned, 1822 Petrie, G.|
|History:||Petrie/1872, 61: `Drawn by Dr. Petrie at Clonmacnois, in the year 1822'.|
Macalister/1909, 30: `Since Petrie drew it in 1822...the stone has been broken in two'.
Macalister/1949, 54, records the stone as still on site.
|Dimensions:||0.97 x 0.58 x 0.08 (converted from Macalister/1949)|
|Condition:||complete , some|
Macalister/1909, indicates a break in the stone, as well as `a small roughness on the surface of the stone', but this latter seems to pre-date the inscription.
|Crosses:||1: latin; outline; straight; half-round; circular; none; inner curv; none; decorated|
Macalister/1909, 30, argues that the cross is identical with those on CLMAC/112 and CLMAC/114 and that it is a `three line cross, with circular expansions containing triskelions and blank semi-circular terminals'.
|Petrie, G. (1822):||O~R~ || DOBO NUIT|
OROIT DO BONUIT
Macalister/1909 30 reading only
Macalister/1949 54 reading only
Petrie/1872 61 reading only
|Position:||n/a ; broad ; within quadrants ; separated|
The inscription runs down in one line through the two right-hand quadrants.
|Palaeography:||CISP: The inscription is in half-uncial. The initial OR has a contraction mark over it; the R is majuscule; the D has an ascender which bends leftwards over an open heart-shaped bow; the B is open-bowed and Macalister/1949, 54, states that `there is no fracture or lost letter between O and N: merely a superficial roughness passed over by the engraver'.|