|Discovery:||first mentioned, 1869 Hennessy, W.M.|
|History:||Petrie/1872, 23: `This fragment was drawn from a rubbing made by Mr William M. Hennessy, at Clonmacnois, in the year 1869'.|
Macalister/1949, 46, records the stone as still on site.
|Dimensions:||0.56 x 0.46 x 0.06 (converted from Macalister/1949)|
|Condition:||complete , good|
|Crosses:||1: equal-armed; outline; straight; expanded; plain; angular; none; none; plain|
Macalister/1909, 8-9, argues that this is a cross with `a crosslet and short lines' added near the terminals.
|Petrie, G. (1869):||[..]ARLIA|
[OROIT] AR LIA
Petrie/1872 23 reading only
|Macalister, R.A.S. (1909):||ARLIA|
Macalister/1909 9 reading only
Macalister/1949 46 reading only
|Position:||n/a ; broad ; above cross ; separated|
|Language:||name only (rbook)|
|Palaeography:||CISP: The inscription is in half-uncial. The R is minuscule and has a wedge-shaped finial, as do the L and I. The first A is in the `OC' form.|
The inscription is clear. Petrie/1872, 23, argues for a restoration of [OR] at the beginning of the text, but Macalister/1909, 9, dismisses this.