Jonas Lau Markussen

Runestone U 676

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. 2,35 m tall and 1,05 m wide.

 

Runic inscription

First part of the rune text begins at the head end of the animal. The second part begins at the right side end of the ribbon at the top of the stone.

 

Runes

[1]᛫ ᛒᛅᚱᛏᚱ ᛫ ᛅᚢᚴ ᛫ ᛒᚤᛋᛁᛦ ᛫ ᛅᚢᚴ ᛫ ᚴᚢᛚᚢᛅ ᛫ ᚦᛅᛁᚱ ᛫ ᛚᛂᛏᚢ ᛫ ᚱᛅᛁᛋᛅ ᛫ ᛋᛏᛅᛁᚾ ᛫ ᚦᛂᚾᚬ ᛫ ᛂᚠᛏᛁᚱ ᛫ ᚬᛋᚢᚱ ᛫ ᛒᚢᚱᚢᚦᚱ ᛫ ᛋᛁᚿ [2] ᚦᛅᛁᛋᛁ ᛫ ᚢᛅᛦᚢ ᛫ ᚢᛁᚴᚢᛚᚠᛋ ᛫ ᛅᚱᚠᛅᛦ ᛫

 

Transliteration

* (b)artr * auk * bysiʀ * auk * kulua * þair * letu * raisa * stain * þeno * eftir * osur * buruþr * sin þaisi * (u)aʀu * uikulfs * arfaʀ *

 

Old Norse

Biartr(?) ok BysiR(?)/BøsiR(?) ok Kylfa(?)/Gloa(?) þæiR letu ræisa stæin þenna æftiR Assur, broður sinn. Þæisi vaRu Vigulfs/Vikulfs arfaR.

 

English

Bjartr(?) and Býsir(?)/Bœsir(?) and Kylfa(?)/Gloá(?), they had this stone raised in memory of Ôzurr, their brother. They were Vígulfr’s/Víkulfr’s heirs.

 

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Viksjö, Uppland, Sweden

U 676

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