|Discovery:||first mentioned, 1872 Graves, J.|
|History:||Petrie/1872, 39: `Drawn by M[argaret]. S[tokes]. from a rubbing made at Clonmacnois by the Rev. James Graves and Mr. W.M. Hennessy'. |
Recorded as still at this site in Macalister/1949, 48.
|Dimensions:||0.66 x 0.69 x 0.09 (converted from Macalister/1949)|
|Condition:||incomplete , some|
The upper right dexter quadrant of the cross is lost.
|Crosses:||1: equal-armed; outline; straight; expanded; square; cruciform; inner curv; none; plain|
Macalister/1909, 17: `a cross quadrate, the arms joined by a three-line circle; intersections mitred'.
Macalister/1949, 48: `cross with square expansions at the centre and the terminals, a circle surrounding the centre'.
|Petrie, G. (1872):||ANNOC|
Petrie/1872 39 reading only
|Macalister, R.A.S. (1909):||ANHOC|
Macalister/1909 17 reading only
Macalister/1949 48 reading only
|Position:||n/a ; broad ; below cross ; undivided|
The inscription is below and outside the cross.
|Language:||name only (rbook)|
|Palaeography:||CISP: The inscription is in half-uncial. The initial A is in the `OC' form and the H (as read by Macalister/1909, 17 and Macalister/1949, 48), has only a short ascender, which has an expanded finial. The O tapers downwards almost to a point.|