Jonas Lau Markussen

Runestone U 330

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

 

The granite stone is c. 2,26 m tall and 1,20 m wide at the base of the inscription and 0,88 m wide at the level of the cross.

 

 

Runic inscription

The runic inscription starts at the neck of the animal.

 

Runes

× ᛁᚾᚴᛅ × ᛚᛁᛏ × ᚱᛅᛁᛋᛅ × ᛋᛏᛅᛁᚾᛅ × ᛅᚢᚴ × ᛒᚱᚬ × ᚴᛁᛅᚱᛅ × ᚽᚠᛏᛁᛦ × ᚱᛅᚴᚾᚠᛅᛋᛏ × ᛒᚬᚾᛏ×ᛅ ᛋᛁᚾ × ᛅᛋᚢᚱ × ᚢᛅᛦ × ᛡᚢᛋᚴᛅᚱᛚ × ᛡᛅᚾᛋ ×

 

Transliteration

× inka × lit × raisa × staina × auk × bro × kiara × eftiʀ × raknfast × bont×a sin × asur × uaʀ × huskarl × hans ×

 

Old Norse

Inga let ræisa stæina ok bro gærva æftiR Ragnfast, bonda sinn. Assurr vaR huskarl hans.

 

English

Inga had the stones raised and the bridge made in memory of Ragnfastr, her husbandman. Ôzurr was his housecarl.

 

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Snottsta, Uppland, Sweden

U 330

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