|Discovery:||first mentioned, 1822 Petrie, G.|
|History:||Petrie/1872, 64: `Drawn by Dr. Petrie at Clonmacnois, in the year 1822'.|
Recorded as still on site in Macalister/1949, 55.
|Dimensions:||0.99 x 0.66 x 0.05 (converted from Macalister/1949)|
|Condition:||complete , some|
Macalister/1909, 32: `The inscription is much worn, and is injured by flaking of the surface of the stone...worn and injured'.
Macalister/1949, 55: `partly chipped away'.
|Crosses:||1: latin; outline; ; half-round; circular; none; inner curv; none; decorated|
|Decorations:||geometric key pattern; geometric spiral|
Macalister/1909, 31: `seven-line cross. The centre has a device of divergent spirals, and the...terminals have key-patterns of rich design'.
|Petrie, G. (1822):||O~R~DO || TH[..]G | AN|
OROIT DO TH[AD]GAN
Macalister/1909 31--32 reading only
Macalister/1949 55 reading only
Petrie/1872 64 reading only
|Position:||n/a ; broad ; within quadrants ; separated|
The inscription runs down through the two right-hand quadrants.
|Date:||920 - 920 (Lionard/1961)|
|Palaeography:||CISP: The inscription is in half-uncial. The initial O[R] had a contraction mark over it; the D has an ascender which bends to the left over an open bow and the faint A is shown as being in the `OC' form.|
Macalister/1909: `The inscription is much worn, and is injured by flaking of the surface of the stone'.
Macalister/1949, 55: `the name is partly chipped away'.