Kilcoolaght East ogham stones facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsKilcoolaght East Ogham Stones
Irish: Clocha Oghaim Chill Chuallachta Thoir
|Location||Kilcoolaght East, Killorglin,
County Kerry, Ireland
|Elevation||22 m (72 ft)|
|Official name: Kilcoolaght East Ogham Stones|
Kilcoolaght East Ogham Stones are located 4.6 kilometres (2.9 mi) southeast of Killorglin, to the west of the Glasheenasheefree River.
The stones were carved in the 5th and 6th centuries AD and served as burial markers. This was a ceallurach (burial ground).
All the stones were found in a souterrain nearby.
The stones are sandstone pillars.
- CIIC 206: [AN]M VIRR[ACC(?)]/ANNI TIGIR[N] ("name/inscription of Ferchán/Fírchán? of Tigern") and C̣/̣ṬẸDATTOQA MAQI/ VEDELMETṬ[O(?)] ("of Cétadach? son of Fedelmid/Feidlimid")
- CIIC 207: ẸCC MAQI L[UGUQ]ṚRIT ("of ? son of Luccreth")
- CIIC 208: UMALL
- CIIC 209: A]GGO MAQI AGỊ[LL ("...ggo son of Agi...")
- CIIC 210: DUBE[B and Q/N
- CIIC 211: [RI]TTẠVV[E]CC MAQ[I] V[E]DDONỌS ("of Rethach son of Feddonos"; this name survives in the Iveragh Peninsula)
- CIIC 212: highly fragmentary
- CIIC 213: URG̣
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