|Discovery:||first mentioned, 1822 Petrie, G.|
|History:||Petrie/1872, 21, states that this stone `is no longer to be found'. However, Macalister/1909, 15, states that this `is not the case'.|
Macalister/1949, 48, records the stone as still on site.
|Dimensions:||0.51 x 0.36 x 0.04 (converted from Macalister/1949)|
|Condition:||incomplete , some|
Macalister/1909, 15: `the upper part of the stone is fractured...Petrie...seems to have found this stone complete in 1822'.
|Crosses:||1: equal-armed; outline; straight; bifid; plain; none; outer curv; none; plain|
Macalister/1909, 15: `Two-line cross in a single-line circle; the terminations of the cross-arms project beyond the circle and diverge'.
Petrie/1872, 21: `a form of cross - the cross within a circle - older than those that have hitherto occurred on the stones of the ninth century'.
|Petrie, G. (1822):||RUADRI|
Macalister/1909 15 reading only
Macalister/1949 48 reading only
Petrie/1872 20 reading only
|Position:||n/a ; broad ; below cross ; separated|
|Date:||837 - 838 (Lionard/1961)|
|Language:||name only (rbook)|
|Palaeography:||CISP: The inscription is in half-uncial. The initial R and the later R are both majuscule; the A is in the `OC' form and the ascender of the D is vertical with a wedge-shaped finial.|
The text is clear.
Lionard/1961, 160, identifies the Ruadri with either of the two Ruaidhri's above and dates the inscription to either AD 837 or 838.