|Discovery:||first mentioned, 1898 Macalister, R.A.S.|
|History:||Macalister/1899, 120, no. 184, is the first recording of this stone.|
Macalister/1949, 48, records the stone as still on site.
|Dimensions:||1.08 x 0.46 x 0.1 (converted from Macalister/1949)|
|Condition:||complete , good|
|Crosses:||1: arcs; outline; expanded; curved; plain; circular; outer curv; none; plain|
Macalister/1909, 15--16: `bearing a cross resembling [a cross pattee]...formed of four arcs of circles within a double-line margin'.
Macalister/1949, 48: `Cross pattee in a circle'.
|Macalister, R.A.S. (1909):||O~RDO | MUIR | ETH | ACH|
OROIT DO MUIRETHACH
Macalister/1909 16 reading only
Macalister/1949 48 reading only
|Position:||n/a ; broad ; below cross ; separated|
The text is below the cross and outside the margins.
|Palaeography:||Macalister/1909, 16: `very neatly cut ornamental lettering'.|
CISP: The inscription is in half-uncial. Some of the letters exhibit bifid terminals. The initial O has a contraction mark over it and both taper downwards to a point; the D has an ascender bending to the left over a heart-shaped open-bow; the E is three-pronged with an elongated middle stroke; the A is open-bowed with a flat top and is exactly paralleled by the A's found at CRACH/1; the Rs are majuscule and the second has a horizontal cross-stroke.
The text is clear.