Jonas Lau Markussen

Runestone U 720

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

The inscription is not signed.

The granite stone is c. 1,80 m tall and 1,22 m wide.

 

Runic inscription

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

 

Runes

ᛘᚤᚾᛏᛁᛚ ᛬ ᛅᚢᚴ ᛬ ᚠᛅᚱᛒᛁᚢᚱᚾ ᛬ ᛅᚢᚴ ᛬ ᛅᚱᚾᚴᛂᛦ ᛬ ᛅᚢᚴ ᛬ ᚴᛁᚵᚢᛘᛅᚾᛏᚱ ᛬ ᛚᛁᛏᚢ ᛬ ᚱᛂᛋᛅ ᛋᛏᛂᚾ ᛬ ᚦᛂᚾᛋᛅ ᛬ ᚢ ᛬ ᚤ(ᛒ)-ᛁᚱ ᛬ ᛁᛅᛒ ᛬ ᚠᛅᚦᚢᚱ ᛬ (ᛋ)ᛁᚾ

 

Transliteration

myntil : auk : farbiurn : auk : arnkeʀ : auk : kigumantr : litu : resa sten : þensa : u : y(b)-iʀ : iab : faþur : -in

 

Old Norse

Myndill ok Farbiorn ok ArngæiRR ok 〈kigumantr〉 letu ræisa stæin þennsa 〈u〉 〈yb-iR〉 Iarp(?), faður [s]inn.

 

English

Myndill and Farbjǫrn and Arngeirr and … had this stone raised … … Jarp(?), their father.

 

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Hånningby, Uppland, Sweden

U 720

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