|Discovery:||first mentioned, 1909 Macalister, R.A.S.|
|History:||First recorded in Macalister/1909, 20.|
Recorded as still on site in Macalister/1949, 50.
|Dimensions:||0.79 x 0.47 x 0.04 (converted from Macalister/1949)|
|Condition:||incomplete , poor|
Macalister/1909, 20: `much mutilated and worn'.
|Crosses:||1: latin; outline; straight; expanded; square; none; outer curv; none; plain|
Macalister/1909, 20: `A Celtic cross of most peculiar type...It seems to have a three line margin, with small loops to the angles; but the panels in the cantons are open below in an unusual manner, and a small fragment of the dexter arm that remains seems to show that it was not shaped in the ordinary manner'.
|Macalister, R.A.S. (1909):||ORDOAIN[.]EL|
OROIT DO AIN[G]EL
Macalister/1909 20 reading only
|Macalister, R.A.S. (1949):||ORDOAISSCEL|
OROIT DO AISSCEL
Macalister/1949 50 reading only
|Position:||n/a ; broad ; beside cross ; undivided|
|Palaeography:||CISP: The inscription is in half-uncial. The initial O appears to be open-topped; the R is majuscule and open and the D has an ascender which bends to the left over an open bow. The E appears to be three-pronged, with an elongated middle stroke.|
Macalister/1909, 20: `much scaled and injured, and no reading can be certain; the nearest I can get...can only be a suggestion'.