Greenhill Ogham Stones facts for kids
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Irish: Clocha Oghaim Phlácais
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County Cork, Ireland
|Elevation||51 m (167 ft)|
National Monument of Ireland
|Official name: Greenhill Ogham Stones|
Greenhill Ogham Stones (CIIC 57–58) are two ogham stones forming a National Monument located in County Cork, Ireland.
Greenhill Ogham Stones are located 7.4 km (4.6 mi) south-southeast of Mallow.
The stones were carved in the 5th century AD. Greenhill I is dated to the early 6th century, and Greenhill II to the 5th century (first half, or early second half).
Greenhill I measures 260 × 72 × 35 cm. The inscription is TṚENỤ [MA]QỊ MUCOI QRITTI (of Trén/Trian son of the descendant of Creth? (Crothrige?)')
Greenhill II measures 154 × 46 × 36 cm. The inscription is CATTUBUTTAS Ṃ[AQI] (of Cathub [son of])
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