|Discovery:||first mentioned, 1822 Petrie, G.|
|History:||Petrie/1872, 66: `Drawn by Dr. Petrie at Clonmacnois, in 1822'.|
Recorded as still on site in Macalister/1949, 54.
|Dimensions:||0.81 x 0.61 x 0.05 (converted from Macalister/1949)|
|Condition:||complete , good|
|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/113 and that it is a `three line cross, with circular expansions containing triskelions and blank semi-circular terminals'.
|Petrie, G. (1822):||O~R~ || DO | CH || UNN|
OROIT DO CHUNN
Pray for Conn (PN).
Macalister/1909 30 reading only
Macalister/1949 54 reading only
Petrie/1872 65 reading only
|Position:||n/a ; broad ; within quadrants ; separated|
The inscription runs vertically down in two lines through all four quadrants.
|Date:||1059 - 1059 (Petrie/1872)|
1059 - 1059 (Lionard/1961)
|Palaeography:||CISP: The inscription is in half-uncial. The initial OR has a contraction mark over it; the D has an ascender which bends to the left over an open bow; the O's are spherical rather than circular and the descenders on the U and N's have wedge shaped finials.|
Lionard/1961, 167, accepts this identification.