|Discovery:||recognised, 1867 Williams, W.|
|History:||Macalister/1945, 267--268, 272: `The eighth lintel'.|
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, 272: `clay-slate'.|
|Dimensions:||1.37 x 0.39 x 0.1 (converted from Macalister/1945)|
Macalister/1945, 267, implies that the stone remains on the site.
Macalister/1945, 267: `pillar-stone'.
|Condition:||incomplete , some|
Macalister/1945, 272: `fractured after the final G'.
|Decorations:||no other decoration|
|Macalister, R.A.S. (1945):||BIGUMAQI ||| LAG[--|
BIGU MAQI LAG[--
Macalister/1945 272--273 reading only
Ziegler/1994 275 reading only
|Position:||inc ; arris ; inc ; undecorated|
Macalister/1945, 272: `chiselled'.
Macalister/1945, 272--273: `fractured after the final G. The fractured portion could have held thirteen scores, all of which must have been H-consonants or vowels...The last two notches of the I in MAQI are faint'.