Jonas Lau Markussen

Runestone U 484

The carvings of the stone are in the runestone style Pr 2 (c. 1020-1050) pertaining to the Ringerike style.

The inscription is not signed.

The granite stone is c. 1,50 m tall and 0,75 m wide.

 

Runic inscription

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

 

Runes

× ᚤᚱᛁᚾᚴᚱ × ᛚᛁᛏ × ᚱᛅᛁᛋᛅ × ᛋᛏᛅᛁᚾ [× ᛅᛏ ×] ᚢᛁᚠᛅᚱᛅ × ᚠᛅᚦᚢᚱ × ᛋᛁᚾ ×

 

Transliteration

× yrinkr × lit × raisa × stain [× at ×] uifara × faþur sin ×

 

Old Norse

ØringR let ræisa stæin at Viðfara, faður sinn.

 

English

Œringr(?) had the stone raised in memory of Víðfari, his father.

 

Notes

The dot inside of the ᚤ is small and uncertain but plausible.

 

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Kasby, Uppland, Sweden

U 484

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