Jonas Lau Markussen

Runestone Ög 30

The carvings of the stone are in the runestone style B-e-v (c. 1010-1050) pertaining to the Ringerike style and contemporary with Pr 1 and Pr 2.

 

The inscription is not signed.

 

The granite stone is c. 2,5 m tall and 0,66 m wide across the centre of the cross and 0,70 at the base.

 

 

Runic inscription

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

 

Runes

᛬ ᛋᛁᚴᛋᛏᛂᚾ ᛬ ᛚᛂᛏ ᛬ ᚱᛅᛋᛏᛁ ᛬ ᛋᛏᛅᛁᚾ ᛬ ᚦᛂ(ᚾ)[ᛅ ᛬] ᛂᚠᛏᛁᛦ ᛬ ᛁᚴᚢᛅᚱ ᛬ ᛋᚢᚾ ᛬ ᛋᛁᚾ ᛬ ᚼᛅᚾ ᛬ ᚢᛅᚱᚦ ᛬ ᛅᚢᛋᛏᚱ ᛬ ᛏᛅᚢᚦᚱ ᛬

 

Transliteration

: siksten : let : rasti : stain : þe(n)… : eftiʀ : ikuar : sun : sin : han : uarþ : austr : tauþr :

 

Old Norse

Sigstæinn let ræisa stæin þenn[a] æftiR Ingvar, sun sinn. Hann varð austr dauðr.

 

English

Sigsteinn had this stone raised in memory of Ingvarr, his son. He died in the east.

 

 

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Skjorstad, Östergötland, Sweden

Ög 30

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