|History:||Macalister/1949, 86: `found in All Hallows Graveyard, Rathdrum, and is now in the National Museum'.|
|Dimensions:||1.08 x 0.2 x 0.0 (converted from Macalister/1949)|
Macalister/1949, 86: `found in All Hallows Graveyard, Rathdrum, and is now in the National Museum'.
Macalister/1949, 86: `A stone...broad at the bottom, tapering toward the top where, however, it has evidently been trimmed for some other purpose'.
|Condition:||incomplete , good|
|Crosses:||1: latin; outline; ind; ind; circular; none; none; tenon; plain|
Macalister/ 1949, 86: `The cross is Latin, with a circular expansion at the centre and a square expansion, not quite symmetrical, at the top. The side arms project beyond the sides of the slab. The base has a triangular expansion ornamented with the simple device of a V between two dots, and a spiral pattern below'.
|Macalister, R.A.S. (1949):||[O]R || OITDOECHTAN|
OROIT DO ECHTAN
Macalister/1949 86 concise discussion
|Position:||n/a ; both ; beside cross ; separated|
Macalister/1949, 86: `neatly cut on the broad face, in fine lines'.
|Palaeography:||Macalister/1949, 86: `The T in the name was originally cut as a C and was afterwards clumsily corrected'. |
CISP: The lettering is half-uncial. The R is minuscule and the Ts are curved. The E is in the open uncial form with an extended central stroke. This stroke conjoins with the following C. The H is minuscule, as is the A.
Macalister/1949, 86: `The trimming of the stone has injured the topmost letters of the inscription, which runs downward on the sinister side of the cross. The reading is, however, certain'.