Jonas Lau Markussen

Runestone U 167

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 Fot.

 

The stone is c. 1,47 m tall and 1,31 m wide.

 

 

Runic inscription

The runic inscription starts at the neck of the animal to the left.

 

Runes

× ᛅᛋᚢᚱ × ᛚᛁᛏ × ᚱᛅᛁᛋᛅ × ᛋᛏᛅᛁᚾ × ᛅ[ᛏ] × ᚴᚢᚾᛅ × ᛘᛅᚴ * ᛋᛁᚾ × ᛡᛅᚾ × ᚢᛅᛋ × ᛒᚱᚬᚦᛁᛦ × ᚴᚢᚦᛚᛅᚢᚴᛅᛦ × ᚠᚬᛏᚱ × ᚱᛁᛋᛏᛁ × ᚱᚢᚾᛅᛦ × ᚦᛅᛋᛁ ×

 

Transliteration

× asur × lit × raisa × stain × a[t] × kuna × mak * sin × han × uas × broþiʀ × kuþlaukaʀ × fotr × risti × runaʀ × þasi ×

 

Old Norse

Assurr let ræisa stæin at Gunna, mag sinn. Hann vas broðiʀ Guðlaugaʀ. Fotr risti runaʀ þessi.

 

English

Ôzurr had the stone raised in memory of Gunni, his kinsman-by-marriage. He was Guðlaug’s brother. Fótr carved these runes.

 

 

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Östra Ryd, Uppland, Sweden

U 167

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