Jonas Lau Markussen

Runestone U 1142

The carvings of the stone are in the runestone style Pr 3 (c. 1045-1075) pertaining to the early Urnes style.

 

The inscription is signed by the runemaster Åsmund and Vigmar.

 

The granite stone is c. 1,49 m tall and 1,03 m wide.

 

 

Runic inscription

The runic inscription starts at the neck of the animal.

 

Runes

ᚠᛅᛋᛏᚢᛚᚠᚱ ᛚᛁᛏ ᚱᛁᛏᛆ ᛋᛏᛁᚿᚭ ‘ ᛆᛒᛏᛁᛦ ‘ ᛡᚢᛁᛏ’ᛡᛅᚢᚠᚦᛅ ‘ ᚠᛅᚢᚦᚢᚱ ᛋᛁᚿ ‘ ᚭᛋᛘᚢᚿᛏᚱ| |ᚱᛁᛋᛏᛁ ‘ ᚢᚴ ᚢᛁᛡᛘᛆᚱ +

 

Transliteration

fastulfr lit rita stino ‘ abtiʀ ‘ huit’haufþa ‘ fauþur sin ‘ osmuntr| |risti [‘] uk uihmar +

 

Old Norse

FastulfR let retta stæina æftiR Hvithofða, faður sinn. Asmundr risti ok Vigmarr.

 

English

Fastulfr had the stones erected in memory of Hvíthǫfði, his father. Ásmundr carved and Vígmarr.

 

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Åbyggeby, Uppland, Sweden

U 1142

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