|Discovery:||first mentioned, 1868 Brash, R.R.|
|History:||Macalister/1945, 286, is not clear about when this stone was first identified.|
|Geology:||Macalister/1945, 288: `slate'.|
|Dimensions:||1.02 x 0.23 x 0.17 (converted from Macalister/1945)|
Macalister/1945, 288: ` ...lying loose in a corner of the church'.
Macalister/1945, 288: `A slate pillar'.
|Condition:||complete , some|
Macalister's figures suggest that some of the stone has broken away.
|Crosses:||1: latin; linear; straight; plain; plain; none; none; none; n/a|
Macalister/1945, 289: `A small plain cross is cut on the face between the third and fourth inscribed angles.'
|Macalister, R.A.S. (1945):||VEDABARM ||| [.Q] ||| [--]LSM | MOCOIODR ||| [--]REA|
VEDABAR M[A]Q[--]LSM MOCOI ODR[--]REA
Macalister/1945 288 concise discussion
Ziegler/1994 277 listing
|Position:||many ; arris ; beside cross ; undecorated|
Macalister/1945, 288: `Inscription on four angles, grouped two and two, up-top-down'.
|Date:||500 - 700 (Ziegler/1994)|
Based on linguistic analysis of the name `Vedabar' (Ziegler/1994, 243, zeitstufe II--III).
|Language:||Incomplete Information (ogham)|
|Ling. Notes:||McManus/1991, 103, 104.|
|Palaeography:||Macalister/1945, 288--89: `The H-half of 1R gone: only three scores of the Q remaining. Room for the I of MAQI and seven more scores (H-scores and vowels only) : H-half of 2M gone---this letter, which is at the bottom of the second line, is, in any case, faintly scratched and doubtful. The third line of writing (MOCOI ODR) perfect: no vowel between the D and the R. Top of fourth line of writing chipped away---room for 14 scores (B-scores and vowels only).'|