Runestone Sö 148
September 23, 2021
The carvings of the stone are comparable to 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. 2,50 m tall, 1 m wide and 0,30 cm thick.
The rune text begins at the ‘head’ end of the animal at the bottom left part of the stone.
ᚦᛁᚢᚦᚢᛚᚠᛦ ᛬ ᛒᚢᛁ ᛬ ᚦᛅᛁᛦ ᛬ ᚱᛅᛁᛋᚦᚢ ᛬ ᛋᛏᛅᛁᚾ ᛬ ᚦᛅᚾᛋᛁ ᛬ ᛅᛏ ᛬ ᚠᛅᚱᚢᛚᚠ ᛬ ᚠᛅᚦᚢᚱ ᛬ ᛋᛁᚾ ᛬ ᚼᛅᚾ ᚢᛅᛋ ᛅᚾᛏᚦ ᛅᚢᛋᛏᚱ ᛁ ᚴᛅᚦ(ᚢ)(ᛘ)
þiuþulfʀ : bui : þaiʀ : raisþu : stain þansi : at : farulf : faþur : sin : han uas antaþ austr i kaþ(u)(m)
ÞiuðulfR, Boi, þæiR ræisþu stæin þannsi at Farulf, faður sinn.
Hann vas ændaðr
austr i Garðum.
Thjóðulfr (and) Búi, they raised this stone in memory of Farulfr, their father.
He met his end
in the east in Garðar (Russia).
The last part of the text is a pair of lines of a stanza in ‘fornyrðislag’.
Innberga, Södermanland, Sweden