St. Dogmaels Stone The Rosetta Stone of Ogham Studies

Dominique Santos


First mentioned in February 5, 1693/4, when it stood in the ruins of St. Dogmaels Abbey, Pembrokeshire, Wales, St. Dogmaels Stone located today inside St. Thomass Church was considered The Ogham Rosetta Stone because it is a Bilingual Stone, which contains the same inscription in two different scripts: Roman Letters and Ogham. This article presents a systematization of the main information related to this monument and an analysis of it, pointing out its importance to the Ogham Studies.


St. Dogmael’s Stone; Ogham Stones; Late Antiquity

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