|Discovery:||recognised, 1867 Williams, W.|
|History:||Macalister/1945, 267--268: `first lintel, over the entrance'.|
Macalister also states that the stone was discovered, with the others, in 1867, but that it was not until 1936, when the souterrain was dismantled that the stones could be seen along their whole length.
|Geology:||Macalister/1945, 268: `Greenstone'.|
|Dimensions:||1.6 x 0.2 x 0.2 (converted from Macalister/1945)|
Macalister/1945, 267, implies that the stone remains on the site.
Macalister/1945, 267: `pillar-stone'.
|Condition:||complete , some|
|Decorations:||no other decoration|
|Macalister, R.A.S. (1945):||MANUMAGUNOGATIMOC ||| OI ||| MACORBO|
MANU MAGUNO GATI MOCOI MACORBO
Of M. boy (_magounos_) of G. descendant of M.
Macalister/1945 268--269 reading only
Ziegler/1994 275 reading only
|Orientation:||vertical up down|
|Position:||inc ; arris ; inc ; undivided|
Macalister/1945, 268: `on two angles (up-down)'.
Macalister/1945, 268: `chiselled'.
|Date:||500 - 700 (Ziegler/1994)|
|Palaeography:||Macalister/1945, 268: `The cross-scores are almost (not quite) at right angles to the stem-line. A second cross-score was blocked out in error after 3M, but was effaced and the correct vowel-mark substituted'.|
Macalister/1945, 268: `good condition...The cross-scores are almost (not quite) at right angles to the stem-line. A second cross-score was blocked out in error after 3M, but was effaced and the correct vowel-mark substituted. The translation offered (first suggested by Rhys) is the best I can find: it must stand till somebody improves on it'.