|Discovery:||first mentioned, 1845 Nevin, H.|
|History:||Macalister/1945, 50--51: `Broken into three pieces, one of which was discovered by Mr. Hugh Nevin, early in the nineteenth century, and a second nearly a hundred years later, by Rev. Thos. Cloney, P.P., Templetown, Fethard. The third is still missing...The cliff here has suffered severely from marine erosion: the first fragment presumably lay in the land around the ruins of St Brican's Church, and fell upon the beach with part of the burial ground, as a result of this natural process'.|
|Geology:||Macalister/1945,50: `reddish, sandstone pulvinar'.|
|Dimensions:||1.18 x 0.3 x 0.2 (converted from Macalister/1945)|
|Location:||National Museum, Dublin|
Gippert/Web, Ogham 46, notes that the surviving fragments of this stone are held in the National Museum, Dublin.
|Condition:||frgmntry , some|
Macalister/1945, 50--51: `broken into three pieces...The fracture must have been of long standing, as the broken surfaces are weathered and waterworn'.
|Decorations:||no other decoration|
|Macalister, R.A.S. (1945):||SEDAN[IMAQQI ||| CAT]TABBOT ||| TAVVIDERCMASOC|
SEDAN[I MAQQI CAT]TABBOTT AVVI DERCMASOC
Macalister/1945 50--51 reading only
|McManus, D. (1991):||SEDAN[--]TABBOTTAVVIDERCMASOC|
SEDAN [--]TABBOTT AVVI DERCMASOC
McManus/1991 65 reading only
|Gippert, J. (1997):||SEDAN[--] ||| [D!]ABBOT ||| TAVVIDE[RCMASOC|
SEDAN[--] [D!]ABBOTT AVVI DE[RCMASOC
Gippert/Web Ogham 46 reading only [Gippert 46]
|Orientation:||vertical up along down|
|Position:||n/a ; arris ; n/a ; undecorated|
Macalister/1945, 51: `the inscription is cut'.
|Date:||550 - 900 (Ziegler/1994)|
|Ling. Notes:||McManus/1991, 87, 89,96, 103, 014, 115, 118, 120.|
Macalister/1945, 51: `It is quite legible except the R, in which R5 is broken, and the following C, which is spalled away except the distal ends'.
Gippert/Web, Ogham 46: `-AS- in the last name cannot be ascertained because the letters are hidden by the ring that is used to hold the fragment. The dexter angle could not be documented by a photograph because of the position of the stone in the basement of the Dublin National Museum'.