|Discovery:||first mentioned, 1822 Petrie, G.|
|History:||Petrie/1872, 22: `Drawn by Dr. Petrie at Clonmacnois, in 1822'.|
Recorded as still on site in Macalister/1949, 49.
|Dimensions:||1.02 x 0.83 x 0.05 (converted from Macalister/1949)|
|Condition:||incomplete , poor|
Macalister/1909, 18: `this stone has been broken in several pieces, and a large section of the middle is missing'.
|Crosses:||1: latin; outline; straight; expanded; square; none; inner curv; none; plain|
Petrie/1872, 22: `the design...is a portion of an Irish cross, with looped terminations to the arms and shaft'.
Macalister/1909, 18: `it bears a quadrate Celtic cross of two lines; it is curious that the ends are mitred on the stem, not on the arms. The corners are developed into loops, with a dot in the centre (absent in the loops on the base)'.
Macalister/1949, 49: `a wheel cross with loops at the angles of the stem and arms'.
|Petrie, G. (1822):||O~R~DO || B || ROTUR|
OROIT DO BROTUR
Pray for Brotar (PN).
Macalister/1909 18 reading only
Macalister/1949 49 reading only
Petrie/1872 22 reading only
|Position:||n/a ; broad ; mixed ; separated|
Macalister/1909, 18: `neatly cut letters'.
|Palaeography:||CISP: The inscription is in half-uncial. The intial OR has a contraction mark over it; the D has an ascender which bends to the left over an open-bow; the B on the cross is smaller than the other letters; the three Rs are open-bowed and majuscule. Some of the letters also have finials on the end of strokes in particular the R's, D, B and U.|