Jonas Lau Markussen

Runestone U 328

The carvings of the stone are in the runestone style Pr 1 (c. 1010-1040) pertaining to the Ringerike style.

Though the inscription is not signed, it is attributed to the runemaster Ulf of Bårresta for stylistic reasons.

The granite stone is c. 2,43 m tall and 0,63 m wide. The inscription is c. 1,76 m tall and 0,50 m wide.

 

Runic inscription

The first part of the rune text begins at the head end of the animal to the left. The second part of the rune text begins at the head end of the animal to the right.

 

Runes

[1] ᚴᚢᚱᛁᚦ ᛫ ᚢᚴ ᛫ ᚴᚢᚦᛚᚢᚴ ᛫ ᚦᛅᛦ ᛫ ᛚᛁᛏᚢ ᛫ ᚱᛁᛋᛅ ᛫ ᛋᛏᛁᚾ ᛫ ᚦᛁᚾᛅ ᛁᚠᛏᛁᛦ [2] ᚢᚾᛁᚠ ᛫ ᚠᛅᚦᚢᚱ ᛫ ᛋᛁᚾ ᛫ ᚢᚴ ᛫ ᛁᚠᛏᛁᛦ ᛫ ᚭᚾᛋᚢᚱ ᛫ ᛒᚢᚾᛏᛅ ᛫ ᛋᛁᚾ ᛫ ᚱᛅᚦ| |ᚦᛁᛋᛁ

 

Transliteration

kuriþ * uk * kuþluk * þaʀ * litu * risa * stin * þina iftiʀ unif * faþur * sin * uk * iftiʀ * onsur * bunta * sin * raþ| |þisi

 

Old Norse

Gyrið ok Guðlaug þaR letu ræisa stæin þenna æftiR Onæm(?), faður sinn, ok æftiR Ansur, bonda sinn. Rað þessi!

 

English

Gyríðr and Guðlaug, they had this stone raised in memory of Ónæmr(?), their father and in memory of Andsvarr, their husbandman. Interpret these!

 

Notes

Ónæm is probably the same man commemorated on U 336 raised by Ulf of Bårresta.

 

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Lundby, Uppland, Sweden

U 328

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