Notes on the Ogham Inscription on the Newton Stone

William F Skene (Author)


Keyword(s):
Ogham, Linguistics, Standing stone, Epigraphy
Location(s):
Garioch, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, Wales, UK, Ireland
Period(s):
Uncertain, Nineteenth century

Abstract


This article begins with an overview of Ogham, citing several examples standing stones on which Ogham inscriptions are found. Having examined this writing system, the author moves on to describe the Ogham inscription on the Newton Stone and attempt a translation. He ends with some speculation around the names found in the inscription and the possible date the stone was carved.

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Published
30-11-1865
How to Cite
Skene, W. (1865). Notes on the Ogham Inscription on the Newton Stone. Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 5, 289-298. Retrieved from http://journals.socantscot.org/index.php/psas/article/view/5134
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