|Discovery:||first mentioned, 1822 Petrie, G.|
|History:||Petrie/1872, 34: `Drawn by Dr. Petrie at Clonmacnois, in the year 1822'.|
Recorded as still on site in Macalister/1949, 50.
The stone seems to have been damaged between Petrie/1872, 34, and Macalister/1909, 20.
|Dimensions:||0.61 x 0.46 x 0.06 (converted from Macalister/1949)|
|Condition:||frgmntry , poor|
Macalister/1909, 20: `the cross is now mutilated'.
The sinister terminal and almost the entire shaft of the cross has been lost to damage.
|Crosses:||1: latin; outline; straight; expanded; curved; none; inner curv; other; plain|
Macalister/1909, 20: `Celtic cross defined by a double-line margin. The ends of the cross expand into triangular spaces with loops at the angles'.
|Petrie, G. (1822):||O~R~ || DO | MA || EL | PA || TRIC|
OROIT DO MAELPATRIC
Pray for Maélpatric (PN).
Petrie/1872 34 reading only
|Macalister, R.A.S. (1909):||O~R~ || DO || MA || ÉL || [..] || TRIC|
OROIT DO MAÉL[PA]TRIC
Macalister/1909 20 reading only
Macalister/1949 50 reading only
|Position:||n/a ; broad ; within quadrants ; separated|
|Palaeography:||CISP: The inscription is in half-uncial. The R's are majuscule; the D has an ascender which bends to the left over an open bow; the first A is in the `OC' form; the E is three-pronged and has an accent over it.|
Macalister/1909, 20, states that the `the inscription is now mutilated', and that some letters have `now completely gone'.