|Discovery:||in/on structure, 1866 Pitt-Rivers|
|History:||Macalister/1945, 122: `found by Col. Lane-Fox (afterwards General Pitt-Rivers) in the souterrain of a ringfort, removed by him, and presented to the British Museum'.|
|Dimensions:||2.13 x 0.64 x 0.18 (converted from Macalister/1945)|
|Location:||British Museum (Cat: 1866,5-11,3)|
Now in the British Museum Reserve. Accession number 1866,5-11,3.
|Condition:||incomplete , good|
Macalister/1945, 123: `probably about a foot of blank butt, which would be necessary to hold the stone upright, is broken off'.
|Decorations:||no other decoration|
|Macalister, R.A.S. (1945):||VEDACU[NA] | [..QI]TOBIRAMUCOISOG ||| INI|
VEDACU[NA MAQI] TOBIRA MUCOI SOGINI
Macalister/1945 123--124 reading only
|Position:||n/a ; arris ; n/a ; undecorated|
Macalister/1945, 123: `The inscription is set out in an unusual way. It begins in the middle of the sinister angle and runs down to the bottom: then crosses to the bottom of the dexter angle and runs up and on to the top'.
|Date:||400 - 700 (Ziegler/1994)|
|Ling. Notes:||See McManus/1991, 102, 104, 111, 120.|
Macalister/1945, 123--124: `The last two letters of the first name are broken, but enough remains for complete certainty. Of MAQI, at the beginning of the dexter line of writing, all is carried away by fracture, except the proximal ends of the Q and' the 1st and 5th strokes of the I.
Also see McManus/1991, 105: `SOGINI ('good' + 'born one')'.