Jonas Lau Markussen

Runestone U 1006

The carvings of the stone are in the runestone style Pr 4 (c. 1070-1100) pertaining to the Urnes style.

 

The granite stone is c. 1,84 m tall and 1,45 m wide.

 

 

Runic inscription

The rune text starts at the tail end of the animal.

 

Runes

ᚢᛁᚴᛏᚽᚱᚠᚱ ᛅᚢᚴ ‘ ᛁᚢᚱᚢᚾᛏᚱ * ᛅᚢᚴ * ᛋᛁᚴᛒᛁᛅᚱ[ᚿ * ᛚᛁᛏᚢ *] ᚱᛁᛋᛆ * ᛋᛏᛆᛁᚿ * ᚽᚠᛏᛦ * ᛋᚢᛆᚱ[ᛏ]ᚢᚿᚴ ‘ ᚠᛆᚦᚢᚱ ‘ ᛋᛁᚿ

 

Transliteration

uikterfr auk ‘ iuruntr * auk * sikbiar[n * litu *] risa * stain * iftiʀ * suar[t]unk ‘ faþur ‘ sin

 

Old Norse

VigdiarfR ok Iorundr ok Sigbiorn letu ræisa stæin æftiR Svartung, faður sinn.

 

English

Vígdjarfr and Jǫrundr and Sigbjǫrn had the stone raised in memory of Svartungr, their father.

 

 

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Lejsta, Uppland, Sweden

U 1006

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