LEGAN/1

Corpus Refs:Macalister/1945:34
Site:LEGAN
Discovery:recognised, 1891 Moore, J.
History:
Geology:Macalister/1945, 38: `Grit'.
Dimensions:2.03 x 0.51 x 0.42 (converted from Macalister/1945)
Setting:on ground
Location:earliest
Macalister/1945, 38: `Formerly a corner-stone (?) in a now ruined structure called Legan Castle: at present (1942) prostrate at its door, and liable to injury through the heaping of farm appliances upon it from time to time'.
Form:plain
Condition:incomplete , some
Folklore:none
Crosses:1: latin; linear; straight; n/a; plain; none; none; none; n/a
Decorations:

Macalister/1945, 39: `a plain cross of two lines pocked on the inscribed face'.

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Readings

Macalister, R.A.S. (1945):LOBB[.]K[..]MAQQIMUC || [..][R] || [.]N[.]
Expansion:
LOBBI KOI MAQQI MUCCOI RINI
Macalister/1945 38--39 concise discussion
Ziegler/1994 255 reading only
McManus, D. (1991):[..]LL[..][.]MAQQ[..][M][..]C[]
Expansion:
[..]LL[..][.]MAQQ[..]M[..]C[]
McManus/1991 67 reading only

Notes

Orientation:vertical up along down
Position:n/a ; arris ; n/a ; undivided
Incision:pocked
Date:400 - 550 (Ziegler/1994)
Language:Goidelic (ogham)
Ling. Notes:none
Palaeography:See McManus/1991, 79.
Legibility:poor
Macalister/1945, 38--39: `inscription pocked and much worn...The vowels are all faint, and some of them are flaked away -- including the final I, after which the whole sinister angle is chipped. There is no trace of any writing after the letters specified, and I do not think there ever was any. 2C is very difficult to trace: the N scores are oblique, but they certainly do not form part of an R'.
Lines:1
Carving errors:n
Doubtful:no

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