|Discovery:||first mentioned, 1822 Petrie, G.|
|History:||Petrie/1872, 26: `Drawn by Dr. Petrie at Clonmacnois, in the year 1822'.|
Recorded as still on site in Macalister/1949, 53.
|Dimensions:||0.56 x 0.46 x 0.08 (converted from Macalister/1949)|
|Condition:||incomplete , good|
|Crosses:||1: latin; outline; straight; half-round; inc; none; ind; none; plain|
Macalister/1909, 27, and Macalister/1949, 53, both argue for the cross originally being one with half-round terminations and a circular expansion in the centre.
|Petrie, G. (1822):||MARTHINE|
Macalister/1909 27 reading only
Macalister/1949 53 reading only
Petrie/1872 26 reading only
|Position:||n/a ; broad ; within quadrants ; quadrant|
|Date:||867 - 869 (Lionard/1961)|
|Language:||name only (rbook)|
|Palaeography:||CISP: The inscription is in half-uncial. The M has a short leftwards stroke from the top of the first ascender, as does the I and N; the R is majuscule and the E is closed.|