Jonas Lau Markussen

Runestone U 649

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. 1,55 m tall and 0,70 m wide.

 

Runic inscription

The rune text begins at the head end of the animal.

 

Runes

᛫ ᚢᛁᚴᛁᚵᚱ ᛫ ᛅᚢᚴ ᛫ ᛒᛅᛚᛋᛁ ᛫ ᛅᚢᚴ ᛫ ᛂᛘᛁᚵᚱ ᛫ [ᚦᛅᛁᚱ] ᛫ ᚱᛅᛁᛋᛏᚢ ᛫ ᛋᛅᛁᚾ × ᚦᛂᚾ[ᚬ] ᛫ ᛁᚠᛏ[ᛁᛦ] ᛫ ᚴᚢᚦᚱᛁᚴ ᛫ ᚠᛅᚦᚢᚱ ᛫ ᛋᛁᚾ ᛫

 

Transliteration

* uikigr * auk * balsi * auk * emigr …r * raistu * sain × þen[o] * ift[iʀ] * kuþrik * faþur * sin *

 

Old Norse

VikingR ok Balsi ok HæmingR [þæi]R ræistu stæin þenna æftiR Guðrik, faður sinn.

 

English

Víkingr and Balsi and Hemingr, they raised this stone in memory of Guðríkr, their father.

 

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Övergrans, Uppland, Sweden

U 649

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