Jonas Lau Markussen

DR 285

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. 1,50 m tall, 1,00 m wide and 0,30 m thick.





DR 285 was discovered Dec 16, 2020 during excavations for a sewage line in Ystad municipality. The stone lying with its image facing up had been used in a bridge construction over the Hunnestad stream where it crosses Hunnestads Byväg.


The stone was originally part of the Hunnestad Monument raised by a prominent family of the Gussnava area near Ystad.


Full description of the Hunnestad Monument




Hunnestad, Skåne, Sweden.

DR 285


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