An Rath Dubh II

 

Rathduff II

A 2nd ogham stone (see also Rathduff I, KE045-025003- ) was discovered in the 1940's during the excavation of a new tomb in the graveyard (KE045-025001- ) (Macalister 1942, 76).
​​​​​​​It now lies prostrate against the W end of a large tomb about 14m from the W wall of the graveyard. It is a rectangular block of sandstone measuring 1.3m in length, .33m in width and .12m in thickness.

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Although the scores are clearly legible, 2 interpretations are possible: LLONNOCC MAQQ(...... SONNOCC MAQQ(......

The above description is derived from J. Cuppage et al., 'Corca Dhuibhne. Dingle Peninsula archaeological survey.' Ballyferriter. Oidhreacht Chorca Dhuibhne (1986), no. 873.

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