|Discovery:||arch excav, 1935 Kendrick, T.D.|
|History:||Found by T.D. Kendrick during his excavations of the priory.|
|Dimensions:||0.14 x 0.19 x 0.06 (converted from Macalister/1949)|
Macalister/1949, 72: `in an out-house near the gate-lodge'.
|Condition:||frgmntry , poor|
|Decorations:||no other decoration|
|Macalister, R.A.S. (1949):||LECGURGEN|
Stone of Gurgen
Macalister/1949 75, Plate XXXV reading only
|Position:||n/a ; broad ; inc ; undivided|
|Palaeography:||CISP: The lettering is half-uncial. The first E is in the open uncial form and the second in the closed minuscule form. The Gs are half-uncial as is the R. The N is minuscule with splayed ascenders and the U has a flat bottom.|
Macalister/1949, 75: `The last letter might have been R, and as the edge of the stone is broken immediately after it, it is not necessarily the final letter of the inscription'.