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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1861,0209.1

  • Description

    Stone, rectangular slab: inscribed in Roman letters on one face FANONI MAQVTRINI; on the other face SAGRANVI; ogam along two angles and top.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 5thC-6thC
  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 1700 millimetres
    • Width: 862 millimetres
    • Depth: 287 millimetres
    • Height: 2010 millimetres (incl plinth)
    • Width: 1162 millimetres (incl plinth)
    • Depth: 462 millimetres (incl plinth)
    • Weight: 750 kilograms (estimated)
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Script

        Ogam
      • Inscription Language

        Celtic
      • Inscription Content

        SAVAQQUCI MAQI QICI
      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Language

        Celtic
      • Inscription Content

        FANONI MAQVTRINI
      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Language

        Celtic
      • Inscription Content

        SAGRANVI
  • Curator's comments

    Bibliography:

    Smirke, E., 1861. An Account of an Ancient Inscribed Stone, Found at Fardel, Near Ivybridge, Devon. Royal Institution of Cornwall Spring Meeting, 1861 [copy held in archive]

    Pettigrew, T. J., 1861. On Ogham Inscriptions. Journal of the British Archaeological Association 17, pp. 293-310 [copy held in archive]

    Macalister R.A.S., 1945. Corpus Inscriptionum Insularum Celticum, vol. 1 (Dublin), no. 489

    Okasha, E., 1993. Corpus of Early Christian Inscribed Stones of South-west Britain (London & New York), no. 13

    Thomas, C., 1994. And Shall These Mute Stones Speak? Post-Roman Inscriptions in Western Britain (Cardiff), pp. 267-268

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  • Bibliography

    • Marzinzik 2013 136 bibliographic details
    • Humphrey 1997 Table 1, Lab No 6912-64-Q (unpublished scientific report) bibliographic details
  • Location

    On display: G41/s6

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1861

  • Department

    Britain, Europe and Prehistory

  • Registration number

    1861,0209.1

Stone, rectangular slab: inscribed in Roman letters on one face FANONI MAQVTRINI; on the other face SAGRANVI; ogham along two angles and top.

Stone, rectangular slab: inscribed in Roman letters on one face FANONI MAQVTRINI; on the other face SAGRANVI; ogham along two angles and top.

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