Jonas Lau Markussen

Runestone Öl 26

The carvings of the stone are in the runestone style Pr 4 (c. 1070-1100) pertaining to the Urnes style.

The inscription is not signed.

The limestone is c. 1,8 m tall, 1 m wide and 0,1 m thick.

 

Runic inscription

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

 

Runes

× ᚴᚢᚦᚠᛅᛋᛏᚱ × ᛅᚢᚴ × ᚼᛂᛚᚵᚢᚾ × ᛅᚢᚴ × ᚾᛂᚾᛁᛦ × ᚦᛅᚢᚾ ᛘᚤᚦᚴᛁᚾᛁ × ᛚᛁᛏᚢ × ᚱᛂᛁᛋᛅ × ᛋᛏᛂᛁᚾ × ᛂᚠᛏᛁᛦ × ᛋᚢᛂᛁᚾ × ᚠᛅᚦᚢᚱ

 

Transliteration

× kuþfastr × auk × helgun × auk × neniʀ × þaun myþkini × litu × reisa × stein × eftiʀ × suein × faþur

 

Old Norse

Guðfastr ok Hælgunnr ok NænniR, þaun møðgini letu ræisa stæin æftiR Svæin faður.

 

English

Guðfastr and Helgunnr and Nennir, they mother and sons, had the stone raised in memory of Sveinn, the father.

 

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Sandby, Öland, Sweden

Öl 26

 

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