Áth na gCeap (Annagap)

SMR: KE044-065003-
Type: Ogham Stone
Townland: Áth na gCeap Ford of the Tree Trunks


INCH BEACH Description:

Found near Abhainn Na ScailRiver of Shadows in Co. Kerry. This fragment was bought by UCC in 1940 from Mr. Garret Fitzgerald and its provenance was given as Parkalassa Fort, Annagap (UCC).
No ringfort in the townland is known by this name but the N half of Lisnakilla was owned by Mr. Fitzgerald and the present landowner confirms that it was from here that the ogham stone originally came.
It is currently in Cork Public Museum.


The stone measures .3 x .1m x .04m thick and is broken at both ends (Cuppage 1986, no. 811). The inscription reads: TA)Q MAQ(I… Only the first 2 scores of the I remain and that portion of the stone which bore the first 2 letters (Macalister 1945, 139) is now missing.

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