Okasha/Forsyth/2001:Toureen Peacaun 56
|Discovery:||arch excav, 1909 Crawford, H.S.|
|History:||Okasha/Forsyth/2001, 315: `This stone is recorded on the sole evidence of Macalister and he provided no illustration ... Waddell and Holland found no record of it ... It presumably disappeared before it could be built into the wall in 1944'.|
|Geology:||Okasha/Forsyth/2001, 322: `sandstone'.|
|Dimensions:||0.27 x 0.18 x 0.09 (Okasha/Forsyth/2001)|
|Setting:||Lost (present , missing 1944)|
|Location:||Okasha/Forsyth/2001, 315, remarkably this stone was not reported until 1949, five years after it had been lost. No record of when it was last extant.|
Okasha/Forsyth/2001, 315: `The stone is now lost'.
Okasha/Forsyth/2001, 316: `The stone was a fragment of unknown form'.
|Condition:||frgmntry , n/a|
Macalister/1949, 101: `Wheel cross and inscription'.
|Macalister, R.A.S. (1949):||OR | ARAEDLAC|
OR AR AEDLAC
Macalister/1949 101 reading only
|Okasha and Forsyth (2001):||OR | A || R | AED || LAC|
OROIT AR AEDLAC
A prayer for Aedlac (PN).
Okasha/Forsyth/2001 316 reading only
|Position:||n/a ; broad ; within quadrants ; separated|
Macalister/1949, 101, gives no illustration of this inscription but notes that, `the first word [is] above the cross, the other two in two llines crossing the stem'.
|Ling. Notes:||Okasha/Forsyth/2001, 316: `folowing ar, a dative would have been expected'.|
|Palaeography:||Okasha/Forsyth/2001, 316: `nothing is known of its lettering'.|
Okasha/Forsyth/2001, 316: `nothing is known of its lettering'.