|Discovery:||first mentioned, 1822 Petrie, G.|
|History:||Petrie/1872, 45: `Drawn by Dr. Petrie at Clonmacnois, in the year 1822'.|
Recorded as still on site in Macalister/1949, 45.
|Dimensions:||0.56 x 0.38 x 0.1 (converted from Macalister/1949)|
|Condition:||incomplete , poor|
Only the bottom piece of the slab has survived.
|Crosses:||1: inc; outline; straight; ind; ind; none; none; other; plain|
Macalister/1909, 6: `Base of a cross fitchée, with a triquetra in the point. There seem to have been corner-pieces in the cantons, the lower spiral ends of which remain, there is nothing parallel to this elsewhere at Clonmacnoise'.
Macalister/1949, 45: `base of a cross fitchee with a triquetra in the triangular lower terminal'.
|Petrie, G. (1822):||MOE[N][--|
Macalister/1909 6 reading only
Macalister/1949 45 reading only
Petrie/1872 45 reading only
|Position:||n/a ; broad ; within quadrants ; quadrant|
The text we have runs up the left hand side of the cross.
|Date:||873 - 873 (Petrie/1872)|
|Language:||name only (rbook)|
|Palaeography:||CISP: The inscription is in half-uncial. The M has a short stroke to the left from the top of the first ascender.|
Neither Macalister/1909, Macalister/1949, or Lionard/1961, accept this identification.