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Greenhill Ogham Stones
Native name
Irish: Clocha Oghaim Phlácais
Type ogham stones
Location Greenhill, Mourneabbey,
County Cork, Ireland
Elevation 51 m (167 ft)
Built AD 400–550
Owner private
National Monument of Ireland
Official name: Greenhill Ogham Stones
Reference no. 552

Greenhill Ogham Stones (CIIC 57–58) are two ogham stones forming a National Monument located in County Cork, Ireland.

Location

Greenhill Ogham Stones are located 7.4 km (4.6 mi) south-southeast of Mallow.

History

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).

Description

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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