|Corpus Refs:||Macalister/1949:App. 12|
Okasha/Forsyth/2001:Toureen Peacaun 18
|Discovery:||arch excav, 1944 Duignan, M.V.|
|History:||Okasha/Forsyth/2001, 257: `The stone was found in the summer of 1944 during excavation at the site ... It was a stray find and Waddell and Holland do not record exactly where it was found ... During September to December 1944 the east wall of the church was rebuilt, incorporating many of the inscribed stones, including this one. The stone has remained there since'.|
|Geology:||Macalister/1949, 213: `sandstone'.|
|Dimensions:||0.175 x 0.21 x 0.01 (Okasha/Forsyth/2001)|
Okasha/Forsyth/2001, 256: `The stone is built into the interior east wall of the ruined church'.
Okasha/Forsyth/2001, 257: `The stone is part of a slab of unknown form'.
|Condition:||frgmntry , poor|
|Crosses:||1: equal-armed; linear; straight; expanded; plain; none; none; none; n/a|
Okasha/Forsyth/2001, Incised on its visible face is a linear equal-armed cross with expanded (forked) terminals'
|Macalister, R.A.S. (1949):||BAN | DR[--|
Macalister/1949 213 reading only
|Okasha and Forsyth (1996):||[--][.]AN || D[.][--|
Okasha/Forsyth/2001 257 reading only
|Position:||n/a ; broad ; below cross ; separated|
Macalister/1949, 213: `writing divided by cross base'.
Okasha/Forsyth/2001, 257: `Below [the cross] are the remains of a single horizontal line of text interrupted by the lower arm of the cross. The text is incomplete at both ends and further text could have been lost beneath it'.
|Language:||name only (rbook)|
|Ling. Notes:||Okasha/Forsyth/2001, 257: `the text may have been a single personal name'.|
|Palaeography:||Okasha/Forsyth/2001, 257: `The text is in half-uncial script'.|
CISP: The lettering is Insular half-uncial. The A is in the 'OC' form. The D has an ascender which bends to the left over an open bow.
Okasha/Forsyth/2001, 257: `The text is ... slightly deteriorated'.